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4035
$9,200.00

WINCHESTER THIRD MODEL 1866 SADDLE RING CARBINE.

SN 154381. Cal. 44RF. 20″ rnd bbl. Full magazine. Carbine sights. Gun metal receiver. Saddle ring attached. Straight grain American walnut stocks with gun metal carbine buttplate. 3-pc steel cleaning rod in butt. Bbl shows a correct 2-line bbl address stamped in front of rear-sight. Rear-sight is 2-leaf carbine design. “CCOO4” is stamped on left side of bbl adjacent to rear-sight. “S” inspector mark is stamped on top of bbl behind rear sight. No cal mark is present. Gun metal receiver has SN in script on lower tang behind lever. Saddle ring attached. No other apparent markings. Lower tang of receiver has assembly no. “42” stamped on left side under stock. Assembly no. “42” also appears in upper tang mortise of stock and on inside toe of buttplate. CONDITION: Very good to fine. Bbl shows a smooth plumb-brown patina overall, with generous traces of blue towards the breech-end. Markings are sharp. Sights are very good. There is a slight batter mark on the bbl behind rear band. Bore is somewhat dark with visible rifling. Receiver shows a mustard patina overall with sharp edges and good screws. Elevator is slightly dented. Loading gate shows traces of fire-blue. Hammer shows traces of case color with sharp checkering. Lever is a brown patina overall with a little roughness on bottom edge. SN is sharp. Stocks are very good, full-sized, and show most of their oil finish. Stocks have light handling marks overall, with some larger dents on right side of the forearm near rear band. Butt plate is a mustard-yellow patina with some wear on heel and toe and good screws. Rear bbl band shows traces of blue with the balance a plumb-brown patina. Front bbl band also shows some traces of blue. Area around screw is slightly marred. A very nice Winchester Third Model 1866 SRC in much better than average condition. Made in 1882. 50664-2 TEP (10,000-15,000) – Lot 4035

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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