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SN 119683. Cal. 45-70. 26″ oct bbl, full magazine, half-nickel front sight with set screw, 1000-yd ladder rear sight, standard receiver. Mounted with select grade straight grain walnut, uncheckered straight grip, crescent butt with trapdoor, standard rifle forend. Accompanied by Cody Firearms Museum fact sheet identifying gun as 45-70 rifle with oct bbl & plain trigger; received in warehouse Oct. 2, 1899, & shipped Oct. 7, 1899, on order no. 40352. CONDITION: Extremely fine. Bbl retains 98-99% orig blue with some faint sharp edge wear & some minor areas of tiny surface oxidation. Receiver retains nearly all of its dark orig case colors; still carrying lacquer in protected areas, faint thinning on sharp edges & slightly fading in front half of receiver; some minor faint surface oxidation. Hammer retains virtually all of its dark orig case colors. Lever has strong dark orig colors on sides, slightly fading & blending with brown patina on bottom. Stock is sound with a few minor nicks & bruises, carrying most of its orig varnish finish. Unusual butt plate with trapdoor retains strong orig case colors. Forend has some minor bruises, some nicks & scratches, slight wear across belly, retaining most of its orig varnish finish. Forend cap retains most of its brilliant orig case colors. Mechanics are crisp with bright shiny bore, as gun looks to have had very little use. 50412-77 (25,000-50,000) C&R – Lot 4110

Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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