Image Lot Price Description

4173
$37,375.00

RARE & DESIRABLE WINCHESTER “INVERTED V” 1888 CARTRIDGE BOARD.

SN NSN. Great example of an 1888 “WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO” Cartridge Board. Litho size is approx. 26″ x 38″ with three vignettes. Upper left with two cowboys and steer, upper right with two hunters and moose with lower centered vignette featuring bear and bear dogs. Cartridge layout consists of inverted “V” with partial rings around vignettes having a total of 87 metallic cartridges with 10 shot shell casing, 6 primer tins and 8 bullets centered around “NEW HAVEN/CONN U.S.A.” marking along display bottom. Orig framing consists of fancy gold inner frame with 1-3/4″ oak outer frame having five outer beads. Board is housed in custom 49-3/4″ x 38-3/85″ x 4-7/8″ glass fronted pine display cabinet. CONDITION: Litho has faded to dull olive drab. Color on vignette and red “H” show substantial fading. Board has protective lacquer coating and shows spot of damage along left side. Two metallic cartridges lack coating and appear to be replacements. Gold inner frame has spots and tears on all sides. Outer framing has areas of label residue on upper and lower portions. 51033-82 DS (15,000-25,000) – Lot 4173

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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