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SPECIAL ORDER DELUXE WINCHESTER MODEL 1886 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 48361. Cal. 38-56 re-bored to .45-70. Fine deluxe ’86 with special order 28″ oct bbl, full magazine, gold washed Beech’s combination front sight, a slot blank in the rear seat and Lyman tang sight with windage in the base and folding aperture. Left side of receiver has two extra plugged holes. Lower tang is mounted with a sgl set trigger. Left side of lower tang, under the wood, is marked with assembly number “197” and “XX”. Matching assembly number is also found in top tang channel of buttstock and inside toe of buttplate. Mounted with very highly figured, center crotch, about 3X, flame grain American walnut with H-style checkered forearm and black insert serpentine grip buttstock with crescent buttplate. This rifle would make an outstanding and classic hunting gun. CONDITION: Fine to very fine, all matching. Bbl & magazine tube retain about 98% crisp professionally restored Turnbull-style blue with only faint sharp edge wear and a minor nick or two; front sight retains about all of its orig gold wash on the loop; receiver retains faded case colors on sides and over the top, faded to silver on bottom; lever & hammer also retain faded case colors, turned silver on outer faces of lever; buttplate retains smoky case colors. Wood is sound with a few light handling & storage nicks and overall retains about all of a professionally restored finish. Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bore. 4-47350 JR140 (5,000-8,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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