Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 39: Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle with Casehardened

Auction Date: May 2, 2014

Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle with Casehardened Receiver

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,500

Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle with Casehardened Receiver

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1886
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 40-65 WCF
Barrel: 26 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 806
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 22
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured in 1895. The top barrel flat is marked with the two line address ahead of the rear sight and "40-65 W.C.F." at the breech. The upper tang is marked "-MODEL 1886-" and the two patent dates are marked on the lower tang directly behind the trigger and the serial number at the end. German silver blade front sight and adjustable buck horn rear sporting sight. Blue barrel and full length magazine, with casehardened remaining parts, and mounted with a smooth walnut forearm with steel forend cap and straight grip stock with a crescent buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Good. The barrel has a smooth dark patina with scattered traces of thin original blue finish. The magazine tube has been cleaned bright, and shows some discoloration a couple of very small dents. The remaining metal surfaces have a smooth mottled gray and silver gray patina. The wood is also good with some scattered minor dents, dings and scratches. The markings are clear. The action is fine.



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