Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3015: Antique Casehardened Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: May 15, 2022

Antique Casehardened Frame Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,250 - $3,500

Antique Casehardened Frame Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1886
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 45-90 WCF
Barrel: 26 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 821
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 16
Class: Antique
Description:

This rifle was manufactured in 1894 and has a nickel-silver blade front sight, the standard two-line address, an adjustable sporting rear sight, "45-90 W.C.F." at the breech, casehardened frame with "-MODEL 1886-" on the upper tang and the two-line patent marking and the serial number on the lower tang, and a varnished stock and forearm.

Rating Definition:

Very good with 25% original blue finish mixed with brown patina, light original case colors and mottled gray and brown patina, some minor oxidation, and general mild overall wear. The wood has spots worn through the varnish, a hole through the buttstock near the toe, mild scratches and dings, and general mild overall wear that matches the metal. Mechanically fine.



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