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SN 164860. Cal. 44 RF. 24″ oct bbl. Full magazine. Fun metal receiver with straight grain American walnut stocks and crescent buttplate. Bbl shows correct 2-line Winchester address rolled in front of rear-sight with cal mark at breech-end. German silver blade front-sight and sporting rear-sight. Receiver has SN stamped on lower tang behind lever latch. “5” is stamped on lower tang under lever. Lower tang has assembly no. “76” stamped on left side. Elevator is marked “44 CAL”. Assembly no. “76” also appears in the upper tang mortise of buttstock and inside toe of buttplate. Accompanied by a Winchester Gun Museum Letter dated June 16, 1975, showing rifle, oct bbl, being shipped on November 14, 1884. CONDITION: Very good to fine. Bbl and magazine tube have a smooth plumb-brown patina finish overall, with high point wear and sharp markings. Bore is dark with visible rifling. Rear-sight retains considerable blue finish. Gun metal receiver is a smooth lightly cleaned mustard-yellow patina with slightly rounded edges, burnish marks, and scratches overall. The initial “W” is scratched onto the forward left side. All markings are clear. Elevator is a mustard-yellow patina with a sharp mark. Hammer and lever are a smooth dark gray-brown patina with some roughness on side of lever. Stocks are very good, very slightly undersized, and show an old cleaning with a varnish finish applied. Steel buttplate and forend cap are a dark mottled gray-brown patina. 51079-1 TEP (8,000-12,000) – Lot 4039

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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