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Antique Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle

Currency:USD Category:Firearms & Military Start Price:1,750.00 USD Estimated At:NA
Antique Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle
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Antique Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Repeating Rifle, #112337, .40-82 WCF cal., 26'' blued octagonal barrel with dovetailed blade front and adjustable buckhorn sporting rear sights is marked on top flat ''-Manufactured by the-/-Winchester Repeating Arms Co. New Haven, Conn. U.S.A.-'' in two lines, and ''40-82 W.C.F.'' just ahead of juncture with case hardened steel receiver, marked ''-Model 1886-'' on top tang and ''Pat. Oct. 14, 1884/Jan. 20, 1885'' and the serial number on lower tang; blued sliding bolt; blued full-length tubular magazine; case hardened steel nosecap and crescent buttplate on oil-stained walnut forend and buttstock. Mfg'd 1897. Condition is near-excellent, the barrel and magazine tube retaining 90% smooth, deep original blue; the receiver, hammer, operating lever, nosecap and buttplate retaining 50% silvered case coloring. Forend and buttstock are smooth and sound showing straight grain and nice color. All edges and markings are sharp; screw head slots are unblemished. Action is crisp and smooth; bore is shiny and clean with pronounced rifling. The '86 was one of Teddy Roosevelt's favorite rifles, and is especially desirable in this caliber and condition. Est.: $3,500-$4,500. (Antique)