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WINCHESTER MODEL 1866 SADDLE RING CARBINE. SN 125029. Cal. 44 RF Henry. Standard carbine with 20″ rnd bbl, full magazine, integral front band/front sight, 2-position flip rear sight & first-type thick forearm band. Bbl has Winchester & King’s Patent 2-line address. Left side receiver has a staple & ring. Mounted with nicely figured, uncheckered, slab sawed American walnut with straight stock and brass carbine buttplate with trap. This carbine is typical of those which saw hard frontier service, primarily in the American west. CONDITION: Fair to good. No orig finish remains with the steel a cleaned gray brown patina with scattered fine surface rust. Receiver & buttplate show heavy wear with rounded corners & retain an outstanding dark brass patina, lightly cleaned on the left side plate. Lever latch is a very old brass replacement. It appears that one or more of the timing screw springs is either very weak or broken as the lever is loose for the first couple inches of travel, otherwise mechanics are fine. Worn dark bore. 4-48893 JR144 (2,000-3,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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