Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3: Antique Winchester Model 1886 Saddle Ring Carbine Configuration

Auction Date: June 5, 2020

Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action in Saddle Ring Carbine Configuration

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,500 - $5,500

Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action in Saddle Ring Carbine Configuration

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1886-Carbine
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 40-82 WCF
Barrel: 22 inch round
Finish: blue/casehardened
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 2255
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 9
Class: Antique

Manufactured in 1892 with the Winchester two-line address and "40-82/W.C.F." on top of the barrel, model designation on the upper tang, and two-line patent date (restamped) marking and serial number on the lower tang. Fitted with pinned blade front and folding ladder rear sights, and a saddle ring mounted on the left of the receiver. Mounted with a smooth forearm and straight grip stock with a carbine buttplate. No factory letter is available to confirm carbine configuration.

Rating Definition:

Fine, retains 80% plus of the refinished blue on the magazine and barrel which is thinning to a grey-brown patina, 75% plus case colors on the receiver with the balance a smooth grey patina, 90% nitre blue on the loading gate, and some case color patterns on the refinished buttplate. The reoiled wood is very good with some minor dings and scratches scattered throughout. Mechanically excellent.

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