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4095
$7,475.00

RARE AND DESIRABLE WINCHESTER SECOND MODEL 1876 CARBINE WITH NICKEL TRIM, SLING SWIVELS, AND SET TRIGGER.

SN 8637. Cal. 45-75. 22″ rnd bbl. Blue and case color finish with nickel trim. Straight grain American walnut stocks. Bbl shows correct 2-line Winchester address rolled in front of rear-sight with no cal mark. Rear ladder sight is mounted in reverse position. Receiver has SN engraved on lower tang behind lever latch. Upper tang is marked Model 1876 without finials. Assembly no. “4315” is stamped on side of left lower tang. Receiver has guide-rail attached with a screw and shows “12” stamped on top surface. Dust cover has 5/8″ checkered oval thumbprint. Elevator is not marked. Upper tang mortise of buttstock shows assembly no. “4315” stamped, as does inside toe of buttplate. Nickel trim appears on forend cap, bbl band, elevator, dust cover and rail, loading gate, hammer, trigger, lever, and sling swivels. Accompanying this Carbine is a Cody Firearms Museum Letter dated March 18, 2000, confirming all features including “nickel trim” and showing shipment on December 5, 1878. Order number 13940. CONDITION: Fine. Bbl shows a smooth plumb-brown patina overall, with about 10% blue remaining. Bbl mark is sharp. Forend cap and bbl band retain nearly all nickel finish with a few slight scratches. Bore is frosty with visible rifling. Receiver is a silver-gray patina with traces of case color on left side plate and under lever. Markings are sharp. Lower tang has an old welded repair behind trigger. Dust cover, rail, loading gate, elevator, hammer, trigger, lever, and catch show most of nickel finish with minor losses and scratches overall. Set trigger needs repair. Buttstock is very good, slightly undersized, and retains a dark oil finish overall with only slight handling marks. Buttplate is a silver-gray patina with little roughness. Forearm is very good, slightly undersized and shows an old cleaning with a fill-in repair on right side near rear-sight. Sling swivels retain nearly all orig nickel finish. An extremely rare Winchester Second Model 1876 Carbine with special features that are seldom seen. 50506-44 TEP (6,000-10,000) – Lot 4095

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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