Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 44: Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action .40-70 W.C.F. Rifle

Auction Date: June 22, 2022

Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle in Scarce .40-70 W.C.F. with Factory Letter

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,250 - $3,750

Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle in Scarce .40-70 W.C.F. with Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1886
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 40-70
Barrel: 26 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

Description:

Manufactured 1895. One of only 629 manufactured in .40-70 W.C.F. Factory letter confirms the octagon barrel in .40-70 caliber and plain trigger as well as received in the warehouse on November 9, 1895 and shipped on November 12, 1898.

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