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4037
$6,900.00

WINCHESTER THIRD MODEL 1866 SADDLE RING CARBINE WITH CRESCENT BUTTPLATE.

SN 66909. Cal. 44 RF. 20″ bbl. Full magazine. Blue finish with gun metal receiver. Straight grain American walnut stocks with crescent buttplate. Bbl shows correct 2-line address rolled into rear-sight. Sights are of the carbine type. Lower tang of receiver behind trigger is stamped with SN followed by the letters “CE”. There is a small “&” stamped in lower tang in front of lever latch. Buttstock has last 4-digits of SN stamped in upper tang mortise, same numbers appear on inside toe of buttplate. CONDITION: Very good to fine, for this model. Bbl and magazine tube show a smooth even uncleaned plumb-brown patina overall, with slight traces of blue in protected areas. Bbl marking is sharp. Bore is dark with strong rifling. Receiver has a deep mottled mustard-brown uncleaned patina with some stains around hammer on left side and small scratches overall. Loading gate shows a brown patina with some roughness. Elevator finish matches receiver with a couple of dents. SN is sharp. Stocks are very good, full-sized, and show scratches and dents overall, commensurate with the age of the rifle. Stocks have an old varnish finish applied. A chance for the collector to obtain a relatively untouched Yellow-Boy carbine not often found in this condition. 51079-6 TEP (10,000-14,000) – Lot 4037

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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