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4130
$8,050.00

SPECTACULAR WINCHESTER 1886 CASE COLORED SPORTING RIFLE.

SN 101415. Cal. 45-90 WCF. Manufactured 1895 with full oct 26″ bbl and full magazine. Case colored receiver, hammer, lever, crescent buttplate and forend cap. Varnished 2-pc walnut stocks and bbl is mounted with sporting front sight with nickel silver blade and traditional Model 28 sporting rear sight. Accompanied is a factory letter indicating this configuration on date of shipment of June 27, 1895. CONDITION: Exceptionally fine overall condition, with most bright and vivid case colors remaining on receiver, hammer and forend cap. Bbl and magazine tube retain virtually all factory finish with only the slightest traces of edge wear at high points. Case colored crescent buttplate and finger lever both have strong traces of color remaining with balance having somewhat silvered. Bolt and loading gate both retain virtually all of their bright factory finish. Bore and mechanics are exceptional. All screwheads are very fine with no signs of distress or tampering. Walnut stocks retain virtually all of their period varnish finish with only the most minor traces of period use. This is a fine and exceptional example of the traditional 1886 rifle. 50506-53 TDW (6,000-10,000) – Lot 4130

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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