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Lot 34: Winchester Model 1866 Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: June 5, 2020

Lot 34: Winchester Model 1866 Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: June 5, 2020

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

Winchester Model 1866 Lever Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1866
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 44 CF
Barrel: 24 3/8 inch octagon
Finish: blue/brass
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 3042
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 32
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured in 1870 and subsequently converted to 44 centerfire. Features a blade front sight, the two-line Winchester address and King's patent marking on top ahead of the notch and ladder rear sight, centerfire modified bolt, sling swivels on the forearm cap and butt, the serial number in block letters behind the trigger, and crescent brass buttplate with compartment (empty).

Rating Definition:

Good with attractive aged patina on the frame and furniture, dark brown patina and mild pitting on the barrel and magazine tube, mottled gray and brown patina on the lever, some small replacement parts such as the magazine band and upper side plate screw, mild scratches and dings throughout, and legible markings. The wood is also good and has even refreshed oiled finish, a repaired split along the right side of the forearm, a few small chips at the edges, mild dings and scrapes, slightly undersized wrist, and general mild wear.



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