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Lot 4032: Nimschke Style Engraved Winchester Model 1866 Lever Action Rifle

L.D. Nimschke Style Engraved Winchester Model 1866 Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: October 6, 2022

Lot 4032: Nimschke Style Engraved Winchester Model 1866 Lever Action Rifle

L.D. Nimschke Style Engraved Winchester Model 1866 Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: October 6, 2022

Estimated Price: $6,500 - $9,500
Price Realized:

L.D. Nimschke Style Engraved Winchester Model 1866 Lever Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1866
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 44 RF
Barrel: 24 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 524
Item Interest: 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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Originally manufactured in 1874, this rifle was subsequently engraved in the style of L.D. Nimschke with profuse floral scroll and a patriotic eagle and shield motif in a panel on the left of the receiver that is marked "LDN" in the bottom of its border. "FS" is marked on the lower tang directly following the serial number.

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