Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 40: Fine Antique Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: April 24, 2015

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $4,000

Fine Antique Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1886
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 40-82 WCF
Barrel: 26 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1197
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 18
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured in 1890 and chambered for the 40-82 WCF cartridge, this rifle features standard Winchester markings, a full length magazine tube, full octagon barrel with beaded blade and elevation adjustable sporting sights, casehardened frame, and a smooth oil stained forearm and straight wrist stock with a crescent rifle buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Fine. The rifle retains 50% of the thinning original blue finish with the balance displaying some traces of original blue and case colors and primarily a mottled gray-brown patina with some minor scratches and light spotting. The wood is very good with some minor pressure marks and light abrasions. The action is excellent, and the markings are crisp.



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