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SN 127525. Cal. 44 RF. 24″ oct bbl. Full magazine. Blue finish with gun metal receiver. Figured forestock. Straight grain buttstock. Bbl shows 2-line Winchester address rolled in front of rear-sight. Front sight is steel knife blade type. Rear-sight is ladder type. Receiver is engraved overall with scroll and geometric patterns. There is a blank presentation panel on left side and an oval panel on right side, with initials “LFD” engraved. Forward part of receiver on right side has a running deer in high relief. Left side of forward part of receiver shows a grizzly bear in high relief. SN is stamped behind trigger with a “P” proof under lever. Upper tang is stamped “.22.4.2677.” with a cross. Lower tang has a spurious “XXXX” mark. Buttstock shows no markings. Inside toe of buttplate is stamped “2457”. CONDITION: Very good, as totally refinished after engraving. Bbl shows a mottled blue-brown refinish. Bbl address is re-rolled. Rear-sight is a modern replacement, as is the front-sight. Bore is dark with traces of rifling. Forend has large gap at receiver. Receiver has sharp engraving over a re-polished re-patinated finish. Engraving is nicely accomplished. Tang markings are spurious as noted. SN is sharp. Hammer and lever show a silver-gray patina with some roughness. Buttstock is a modern replacement with varnish finish overall and some light scratches and dents. Buttstock is undersized at wrist and around buttplate. Buttplate has a rough patinated finish with considerable roughness. Engraving is sharp. Forend cap is a patinated finish with sharp engraving. An attractive engraved Winchester 1866 rifle. 51033-34 (8,000-10,000) – Lot 4043

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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