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BEAUTIFUL DELUXE WINCHESTER MODEL 1886 TAKEDOWN LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 106500. Cal. 45-90. Fine deluxe rifle with 26″ oct bbl, full magazine, Marbles #2 front sight missing the ivory bead and semi-buckhorn rear sight. Mounted with about 2-3X very highly figured & colorful flame & shell grain American walnut with H-style checkered forearm and capped pistol grip stock with crescent buttplate. Left side of lower tang, under the wood, is marked with assembly number “737” and “XX”. Assembly number is also found in top tang channel of buttstock and inside toe of buttplate. CONDITION: Extremely fine. Bbl & magazine tube retain 97-98% strong orig blue with only some thinning on magazine tube from the takedown; there is very faint sharp edge wear on the upper flats; receiver retains 95-96% strong orig blue with sharp edge wear, a few very fine scratches and some slight thinning over top rear edges; bottom of receiver is very slightly thinned; takedown ring retains most of its orig blue, a little thin on bottom; hammer retains very bright case colors and the lever strong case colors on the sides, faded on outer faces; buttplate retains smoky colors. Stock has a tiny hairline back of top tang, otherwise wood is sound with a few very minor nicks & scratches and retains about all of its strong, orig piano varnish finish. Mechanics are crisp, very bright shiny bore. Rifle shows very little use. 4-41530 JR239 (15,000-20,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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