Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 29: Winchester Model 1886 Lightweight Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: April 13, 2018

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

Winchester Model 1886 Lightweight Lever Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1886
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 33 WCF
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: blue
Stock: walnut
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Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 30
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun

Manufactured in 1908. The top of the barrel is stamped with the two line address ahead of the rear sight, and the nickels steel, smokeless powder marking is on the left side of the barrel at the rear sight followed by "33 W.C.F." at the breech. The Winchester oval proof is marked on the top of the barrel and receiver at the breech. The two patent dates and serial number are marked on the lower tang. Ramped Lyman beaded blade front sight and adjustable semi-buckhorn rear sight. Primarily blue finish with casehardened hammer and lever and mounted with a smooth walnut forearm and straight grip stock with a flat checkered hard rubber Winchester buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Fine with 50% plus original blue finish remaining with some thinning and wear on the barrel and magazine tube and a mix of thin original blue finish and smooth gray patina on the receiver. Most of the original case colors remain on the hammer, and the lever has a smooth gray patina with original case colors in protected areas. The wood is good with numerous minor dents, dings and scratches. The markings are crisp and clear. The action is excellent.

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