Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 47: Winchester Model 1876 Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: December 3, 2021

Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750

Winchester Model 1876 Lever Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1876
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 40-60 WCF
Barrel: 28 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 46
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured in 1888 as a Third Model with integral dust cover rail and dust cover with serrations at the rear, the two-line Winchester address/King's patent marking and "40-60 W.C.F." on top of the barrel, model marking on the upper tang, "40-60" on the bottom of the cartridge elevator. Fitted with German silver blade front (installed backwards) and folding ladder rear sights. Mounted with a smooth forearm and straight grip stock with a trapdoor crescent buttplate (cleaning rod not included).

Rating Definition:

Very good, retains 20% of the original blue finish with the balance having thinned to a mottled grey-brown patina. The wood is good with numerous minor dings, divots, and scratches scattered throughout. Mechanically excellent.



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