Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 39: Winchester Model 1876 Lever Action Saddle Ring Carbine

Auction Date: April 24, 2015

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,500

Winchester Model 1876 Lever Action Saddle Ring Carbine

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1876
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 45-60
Barrel: 22 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1199
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 18
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured in 1883, this is a Third Model carbine with the dust cover guide rail built into the receiver and serrated edges at the back of the dust cover. It has a blade front sight on a stud, folding ladder rear sight, smooth musket style forearm and straight wrist stock, and a steel carbine buttplate. The top of the barrel is marked: "WINCHESTER'S- REPEATING ARMS. NEW HAVEN. CT/- KING'S- IMPROVEMENT- PATENTED-MARCH 29. 1866. OCTOBER 16. 1860." ahead of the rear sight . The upper tang is marked "{MODEL. 1876.}" and has been tapped for mounting a peep sight. The serial number is on the rear of the lower tang. It has a saddle ring on the left side of the receiver.

Rating Definition:

Fair. The rifle has primarily a brown patina with patches of pitting and oxidation. The wood is fair with a long crack visible on half the length of the comb on the right side and various dings and scrapes. The action is fine, and the visible markings are all crisp.



Customer Product Questions

There are currently no customer product questions on this lot