Lot #6046
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Lot 6047: "L.D.N." Marked Custom Engraved Winchester Model 1866 Rifle

"L.D.N." Marked Custom Engraved Winchester Model 1866 Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: October 7, 2022

Lot 6047: "L.D.N." Marked Custom Engraved Winchester Model 1866 Rifle

"L.D.N." Marked Custom Engraved Winchester Model 1866 Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: October 7, 2022

Estimated Price: $5,500 - $8,500
Price Realized:

"L.D.N." Marked Custom 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: 415
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.

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

Description:

Manufactured in 1870 and subsequently professionally custom engraved in the style of L.D. Nimschke with 75% coverage floral scroll engraving, with a patriotic eagle motif on the left of the receiver and a blank oval on the right. The initials "L.D.N." are marked on the lower tang just in front of the serial number and in a banner on the bottom of the receiver. The matching partial serial number "8729" is marked in the stock inlet and inside the buttplate.

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