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WINCHESTER MODEL 1866 SADDLE RING CARBINE. SN 23657. Cal. 44 RF Henry. Standard carbine with 20″ rd bbl, full magazine, integral front band/front sight, thick first-type forearm band & 2 position flip rear sight. Bbl has Winchester & King’s Patent 2-line address. Left side of the receiver has a staple & ring. Mounted with uncheckered, straight grain American walnut with straight stock & crescent brass buttplate with trap that contains a 3-pc brass & iron cleaning rod. These carbines were the first successful short repeaters & were immediately adopted for use on the American frontier & usually saw hard and continuous service under adverse conditions, rarely with any maintenance. CONDITION: Very good to fine. Bbl & magazine tube retain blue in sheltered areas with the balance a plum blue patina with moderate surface rust, probably from long term storage in a saddle scabbard. Receiver & buttplate have good edges with light nicks & scratches, tight side plates and retain a wonderful dark mustard patina. Lever & hammer also retain a dark brown patina. Bolt face is missing the center plug. Stock has a gouge in the comb with light nicks and scratches, shows moderate wear & retains a hand worn patina. Rod is fine with a dark plum patina. Mechanics are fine. Strong dark bore with moderate pitting. 4-48639 JR142 (5,000-8,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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