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3002
$4,025.00

WINCHESTER 3RD MODEL 1866 SADDLE RING CARBINE.

SN 153669. Cal. 44 RF. 20″ rnd bbl, full magazine, gunmetal receiver, straight grain American walnut stocks with gunmetal carbine buttplate. Bbl shows 2-line Winchester address rolled in front of rear sight. “S” is stamped behind rear sight. Bbl has standard carbine sights with front sight on bbl band and 2-leaf rear sight. Lower tang has SN stamped behind lever latch. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl shows a deep grey/brown patina overall with a couple of dents and some roughness toward the muzzle. Bbl mark is faint but legible. Sights are good. Bore is dark with traces of rifling. Receiver shows a deep mustard patina that has developed after it was cleaned long ago. SN is sharp. Upper tang screw is a replacement. Stocks are very good, slightly undersized and show handling marks and dents over an old cleaning. Forend has a couple of deep gouges toward the front. Buttplate is also a deep mustard patina. Saddle ring and staple have been removed from receiver, but are included with this lot. Mechanics need attention; lever is loose, hammer holds at half and full cock. A decent example of a “YELLOW BOY” Winchester carbine. 52552-3 TEP (2,000-4,000) – Lot 3002

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Auction: Firearms - October 2017
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