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SN 11903. Cal. 40-65 WCF. Extra fancy deluxe Winchester sporting rifle with 20″ oct bbl with full magazine and case colored receiver with single set trigger. The extra fancy checkered pistol grip stock and forearm have a small ebony tip in pistol grip and case colored crescent buttplate. This rifle has features that are extremely uncommon and are verified by the factory letter; those items being an ivory knife blade front sight, 20″ oct bbl, and factory installed silver plate engraved with the name “John V. Rhoades”. Further research should be done on this fine rifle to find out more of its history. Special Note: This item(s) contains plant or animal properties that may be covered by the Endangered Species Act (ESA). We have taken care to ensure that this item(s) meets the standard for sale under the ESA. However, certain states and other countries have laws that are more restrictive than the ESA. It is the bidder’s responsibility to ensure that it is lawful to purchase or transport this item(s) into their state, and to obtain the necessary import and export approvals. Delay or failure to obtain any such permit or approval does not relieve the buyer of paying for the item(s) and consummating the purchase. CONDITION: Very fine overall condition, with much blue finish remaining on bbl and full tube magazine. Case colors on receiver have turned somewhat with a balance of plum patina at base of receiver. Hammer and lever retain much vivid case colors with typical darkening on bottom of lever. The extra fancy walnut stocks are in very fine condition with sharp checkering and only slight wear and minor bruising from use. The knife blade front sight is an extreme oddity and is in exceptionally fine condition. An extremely rare factory deluxe short rifle. 50506-48 TDW (27,500-37,500) IVORY – Lot 4108

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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