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RARE WINCHESTER MODEL 1890 SINGLE-W CARTRIDGE BOARD. Very rare board with only about 100 known. Exposed image is about 42-1/2″ x 29-1/2″ of wood grain heavy cardboard containing a total of 142 cartridges including the massive 70-150 cartridge at the top center. Left center of the board has the vignette by A.B. Frost of two north woods hunters in a snowy forest scene with one shooting a Winchester rifle. Right center has the vignette, probably by Frederick Remington, of a cowboy shooting his Winchester over his downed horse and bottom center has two hanging ducks, a mallard drake and a canvas back drake. Top center of the board has the large Winchester name in red over “REPEATING ARMS CO.” in gilt and across the bottom “NEW HAVEN, CONN., U.S.A.” also in gilt. Both bottom corners have advertising along with the names of Winchester’s new offices of New York and San Francisco. Mounted in its orig oak frame which is 51″ x 38″ and has a silver jesso inner frame. Rear of the board has its orig paper backing with Winchester compliments label. CONDITION: The cardboard display is fine & solid, moderately soiled & faded with a hole centered at the top between the “H” & “E”. Cartridges are all orig and show heavy discoloration on the brass with no oxidation on the lead bullets and dark stained paper patches. The Starr paper shot shell is missing and several of the orig cartridges have been reattached. The 70-150 cartridge is brighter metal but appears to be an orig cartridge with thick rim and has been reattached. 4-46183 JR426 (13,000-16,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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