Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1: Winchester 1885-Rifle 45-70

Auction Date: June 21, 2018

Very Scarce First Year of Production Winchester Model 1885 High Wall Rifle in .45-70 with Browning Bros. Marked Barrel

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $4,000

Very Scarce First Year of Production Winchester Model 1885 High Wall Rifle in .45-70 with Browning Bros. Marked Barrel

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1885-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 45-70
Barrel: 30 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
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Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 5
Class: Antique
Rating:

OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

Description:

One of only 375 manufactured in 1885. "BROWNING BROS, OGDEN, U.T." marked barrel. "135" is on the left side of the lower tang, in the upper tang inlet of the stock, and on the toe of the buttplate.

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