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Revised: 9/19/2016 

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SN 58856. Manufactured 1892 with deluxe pistol grip checkered stocks with Swiss butt, case colored receiver and 30″ one-third oct No. 3 bbl. Equipped with windage adjustable front aperture sight and graduated staff peep sight. Chambered for 40-70 Sharps straight. CONDITION: Superb overall condition, with most all factory finish remaining on bbl with light thinning at muzzle and slightly turning plum. Traditional 2-line Winchester address on top flat of oct forward of rear sight. Cal. designation on left flat to rear of rear sight. Case colors are exceptional with very light thinning at top of receiver and at lower tang in SN area. Receiver has been re-lacquered to preserve the vivid case colors. Graduated rear peep sight has turned plum in color but functions flawlessly. Front windage adjustable aperture sight has some finish loss with approximately 50% turning plum. Brass Swiss butt at one time was silver washed but has only traces of silver in protected areas. Balance has turned to an even mustard patina. 2-pc deluxe checkered stocks are checkered in the Winchester H pattern with small ebony inlay at pistol grip. Forearm has slight crack at very end along oct bbl flat just above ebony forend tip inlay. Balance of forearm is very fine with numerous period compression dents and several very minor scratches from period use. Stocks have been expertly cleaned and polished and almost all piano finish remains. Deluxe pistol grip stock with cheek rest has several small areas of distress one directly behind tang sight from tang sight making contact with finish when folding and typical edge wear at high point of cheek rest from being rested upon. A very minute chip at end of pistol grip cap which is very old and almost indiscernible. In addition, there are several small scratches and compression dents at heel of stock but are quite old. Most all piano finish is still there,has been polished, and is quite elegant. Rifle is equipped with a single set trigger that functions flawlessly and has an excellent bore and mechanics. 51005-6 TDW (5,000-8,000) – Lot 4166

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
Please Note: All prices include the hammer price plus the buyer’s premium, which is paid by the buyer as part of the purchase price. The prices noted here after the auction are considered unofficial and do not become official until after the 46th day.