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SN 62753. Cal. 45-90 WCF. Winchester Model 1886 deluxe rifle with 26″ round bbl. Case colored receiver, hammer, buttplate, forend cap and finger lever. Exceptional deluxe checkered pistol grip, buttstock and forearm are of the finest highly figured walnut with deluxe gloss finish. Lyman front sight with folding tang sight and buckhorn rear sight. Rifle configuration is verified by accompanying factory letter. Rifle was shipped 10-17-1891. CONDITION: Exceptionally fine overall condition, with most all blue finish remaining on bbl and tube. Very minimal amount of muzzle wear and several very minor blemishes. The highly figured deluxe walnut stocks are in superb condition with no cracks, only light wear at balance point and several very minor bruises from period use and several very minor scratches in the forearm that are of period. Bore and mechanics are exceptionally fine. Receiver is very fine with vivid case colors with slight thinning and wear at balance point. Hammer and finger lever retain a tremendous amount of their vivid case colors with thinning on bottom of lever as to be expected from carry. Crescent buttplate and forend cap also retain case colors and look very good. A very fine deluxe 1886 rifle. 50506-51 TDW (15,000-25,000) – Lot 4121

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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