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2000
$13,800.00
Revised: 4/10/2017 

Please Note: The lever screw is broken and can easily be repaired or replaced.

SCARCE EARLY WINCHESTER MODEL 1866 SADDLE RING CARBINE.

SN 22257. Cal 44 RF Henry. Standard carbine with 20″ Henry’s Patent marked bbl, full magazine, integral front band/front sight and 2-position flip rear sight. Receiver has a staple & ring in the left side. Mounted with uncheckered straight grain American walnut with straight stock & crescent rifle brass buttplate with trap, standard for early carbines. Trap contains an orig 3-pc brass & steel cleaning rod. Top tang channel of buttstock & inside toe of buttplate have last 4 digits of matching SN. Few of these early carbines survive today in orig configuration. They were the gun that won the west. CONDITION: Very fine plus, all matching. Bbl retains thin blue in sheltered areas being mostly a blue/gray patina. Magazine tube retains about 90% orig blue. Receiver & side plates have crisp sharp edges and a wonderful dark caramel patina. Buttplate is matching patina. Wood is sound with a few light nicks & scratches and retains about all of its orig oil finish. Mechanics are crisp, bright shiny bore with scattered spots of pitting. 51379-25 JRL (10,000-17,000) – Lot 2000

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Auction: Firearms - April 2017
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