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Lot 2004: Special Order Winchester Model 1886 Deluxe Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: June 23, 2022

Special Order Winchester Model 1886 Deluxe Lever Action Short Rifle with Factory Letter

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,500 - $5,000

Special Order Winchester Model 1886 Deluxe Lever Action Short Rifle with Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1886
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 45/70
Barrel: 24 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: deluxe walnut
Item Views: 634
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OB - EXCELLENT- all original parts; over 80% original finish; sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal; unmarred wood.

PRF - PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED OR RESTORED

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

The factory letter lists this rifle in .45/70 with a 24 inch, nickel steel, octagon barrel; plain trigger, checkered pistol grip stock with shotgun butt, Lyman front sight, and Lyman "rear with cup disc" sight and as returned and repaired on October 21, 1895, in order 40366, received in the warehouse on September 22, 1899, and as shipped on September 23, 1899, in order 35777. Also includes a letter from Doug Turnbull Restoration, Inc. indicating this rifle was "originally in about 60% overall condition" and was "restored to factory letter condition, with refinished and recheckered wood, color case hardened receiver, and rust blued barrel and magazine tube. Includes a second large rear sight aperture disc and sling swivels.

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