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Lot 25: Winchester Model 1886 Lightweight Takedown Rifle

Auction Location: Rock Island, IL

Auction Date: May 14, 2021

Lot 25: Winchester Model 1886 Lightweight Takedown Rifle

Auction Location: Rock Island, IL

Auction Date: May 14, 2021

Estimated Price: $6,500 - $9,500
Price Realized:

Excellent Winchester Model 1886 Lightweight Lever Action Takedown Rifle in .33 W.C.F. with Ammunition

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1886
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 33 WCF
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1984
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 38
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1902, according to the Winchester Arms Collectors Association. Standard markings including the "nickel steel" barrel marking. Fitted with raised Lyman beaded blade front, receiver mounted 5A peep, and factory elevation adjustable notch rear sights. Mounted with a smooth forearm and straight grip stock with a hard rubber Winchester shotgun buttplate. Includes three plastic wrapped boxes of .33 W.C.F. ammunition that have been opened but appear to contain their full compliment of 20 cartridges.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 97% plus of the bright original high polish blue finish, 80% of the vivid original case colors, and 80% of the original nitre blue on the loading gate with some light wear and scattered light dings/scuffs on the front edge of the receiver and the balance of the lever a smooth grey patina. The wood is also excellent with a few scattered light dings, some light scratches on the lower left buttstock, and a small crack in the buttplate. Mechanically excellent. The cartridge boxes are very good with some mild wear.



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