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1023
$4,600.00

LATE WINCHESTER MODEL 1866 LEVER ACTION RIFLE.

SN 141875. Cal 44 RF Henry. Standard rifle with 24-1/4″ rnd bbl, full magazine, half nickel front sight and short semi-buckhorn rear sight with checkered edges. Mounted with replacement, uncheckered, straight grain American walnut with straight stock and crescent brass buttplate with a trap. Left side of lower tang is marked with the assembly number “67”. Buttstock is unnumbered and buttplate has the assembly number SN “870” inside the toe. Buttstock & steel forend cap have factory sling swivels. This rifle was produced after 1877 and was standard with steel forend cap & buttplate. Current brass buttplate is obviously a replacement. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl & magazine tube retain about 60% artificially aged restored finish. Receiver and side plates have been draw filed and polished and now show a light mustard patina. Lever & hammer are a artificially aged, mottled silver/brown patina. The replacement buttstock & forearm show light handling & storage nicks & scratches and retain virtually all of their custom oil finish. Mechanics are crisp. Strong bore with moderate to heavy pitting. 51460-3 (3,500-5,500) – Lot 1023

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Auction: Firearms - April 2017
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