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Lot 3088: Antique Winchester Model 1886 Rifle in .45-90 W.C.F.

Auction Date: December 5, 2021

Antique Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle in Desirable .45-90 W.C.F.

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

Antique Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle in Desirable .45-90 W.C.F.

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1886
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 45-90 WCF
Barrel: 26 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 399
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 80
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured in 1893. Standard two-line address in front of the rear sight and "45-90 W.C.F." on the top of the barrel at the breech, model designation on the upper tang, and two-line patent marking and serial number on the lower tang. Fitted with combination front, elevation adjustable semi-buckhorn rear, and tang mounted peep sights. Mounted with a smooth forearm and straight grip stock with a crescent buttplate. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection

Rating Definition:

Very good, showing a mixture of traces of the original blue with a plum-brown patina, and dark patterns of the original case colors with the balance mostly a brown-grey patina and some patches of mild oxidation and light pitting scattered throughout. The wood is also very good with a minor chip in the right and significant gouge in the left of the forearm, and otherwise some scattered minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent.



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