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1024
$3,450.00

LATE WINCHESTER MODEL 1866 SADDLE RING CARBINE.

NSN. Cal. 44 RF HENRY. Standard grade carbine with 20-1/4″ round bbl, full magazine with musket front and forearm bands with an after-market sling swivel threaded hole in the bottom. Front sight is a replacement & is integral with the front band. It has a scarce 3rd type Henry 900-yd ladder rear sight. Mounted with replacement, uncheckered American walnut with strait stock and carbine butt plate with trap. Lower tang is without serial number with only a partial “4” visible. Butt stock and butt plate are unnumbered. Bbl has Winchester and Kings patent names and address. Receiver and side plates are after market engraved, probably in South America with light patterns of flower blossoms and double borders. Left side plate is engraved “MODEL 1873”. Bottom of the bbl about 4-5/8″ from the muzzle has a screw slot cutout and the magazine tube has a screw slot cut out 8-5/8″ from the muzzle end. It appears that the bbl magazine tube and front band have been recycled from a Winchester musket. CONDITION: Fair to good. No orig finish remains with the bbl and magazine tube a smooth plummy blue restored patina with scattered fine surface rust. Wood is sound and retains most all of its fine custom finish. Receiver and side plates were cleaned and polished a long time ago and are now a medium mustard patina. Lever and hammer are brown metal patina. Mechanics are fine, strong bore with good shine and moderate pitting. 51935-5 JRL (3,500-5,000) – Lot 1024

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Auction: Firearms - October 2017
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