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WINCHESTER MODEL 1886 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 102958. Cal. 45-70. Standard grade rifle with 26″ rnd bbl, full magazine, half nickel front sight with screw and unmarked 1886 style ladder rear sight. Receiver is color case hardened. Mounted with uncheckered, nicely figured, straight grain American walnut with straight stock & crescent buttplate. CONDITION: Extremely fine. Bbl & magazine tube retain about 98% crisp orig blue with faint sharp edge wear at the muzzle and a few small spots of pitting on left side of bbl; forend cap retains virtually all of its bright orig case colors; receiver retains about all of its orig case colors, brilliant on right side, lightly faded toward the front, lightly to moderately faded on left side and over the top with bright colors on bottom and a few scattered freckles of pitting on left side; hammer retains bright case colors turned silver on top edge; lever retains bright case colors, moderately faded on outer faces and the buttplate moderately to heavily faded case colors. Wood is sound with a few very minor very scattered light handling & storage nicks & scratches and retains virtually all of its orig factory finish. Mechanics are crisp, brilliant shiny bore, possibly unfired as the bolt & loading gate retain about all of their orig factory finish. 4-46863 (14,000-17,500)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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