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SN 102016. Cal. 45-90. 26″ oct bbl. Full magazine with takedown feature. Blue finish. Straight grained American walnut stocks with hard rubber shotgun buttplate. Bbl shows standard 2-line Winchester address rolled on top. German silver blade front-sight sporting rear-sight. Cal mark at breech-end. Receiver has Model 1886 marked on upper tang with lines on either side. SN is stamped on lower tang behind lower lever. No assembly nos. were observed. Buttstock has Winchester type sling swivel base installed in stock. This is not a factory installation. CONDITION: Fine. Bbl and magazine tube show a considerable amount of blue finish, mostly drifting to a smooth plumb-brown patina with only slight scratches. magazine tube shows takedown rotation marks. Markings are sharp. Bore is bright with strong rifling. Receiver retains 80% bright blue finish with some light scratches overall and wear at forward end near takedown ring. Loading gate shows a generous amount of fire-blue. All receiver markings are sharp. Hammer shows a considerable amount of case color vivid on left side. Lever also shows most of the dulling case color that is blended with a silver-gray patina. Color is also more vivid on left side. Stocks are fine, full-sized, and retain nearly all the varnish finish with some very light handling marks. Forend shows nice figure. Swivel mount in buttstock is of the Winchester type, but was installed later. Swivel mount has a crusty brown patina. Buttplate is fine with sharp checkering and a crisp logo. Forend cap retains 80% blue with a few scratches and high point wear. A very fine Winchester 86 rifle in a very desirable cal and configuration. Manufactured in 1895. 51087-14 TEP (8,500-12,000) – Lot 4127

Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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