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FINE SPECIAL ORDER WINCHESTER MODEL 1886 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 94642. Cal. 40-82. Standard grade rifle with special order 28″ oct bbl, full magazine, half nickel front sight and semi-buckhorn rear sight. Mounted with nicely figured, uncheckered American walnut with straight stock & crescent buttplate. Accompanied by a Cody Firearms Museum letter which identifies this rifle, as found, received in warehouse Dec. 8, 1894 and shipped Sept. 3, 1895 to Order #19165. Receiver, forend cap & buttplate are color case hardened. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Extremely fine. Bbl & magazine tube retain 96-98% strong orig blue with faint sharp edge wear and a few scattered spots of light rust; receiver retains about all of its orig case colors, brilliant on sides, lightly faded over the top & bottom; lever & hammer retain brilliant case colors turned silver on top edge of hammer and outer faces of lever; top tang also retains brilliant case colors; forend cap & buttplate retain faded case colors. Wood is sound with a few light handling & use nicks & tiny bruises and retains virtually all of its orig factory finish. Bolt face appears to be unfired. Mechanics are crisp, brilliant shiny bore. 4-44505 JR55 (10,000-15,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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