Winchester Model 1866 Rifle, c. 1882, serial number 156296, .44 rimfire, walnut stock with a steel butt plate, brass frame, octagonal barrel marked on the top "WINCHESTER'S-REPEATING ARMS . NEW HAVEN. CT./KING'S-IMPROVEMENT-PATENTED-MARCH 29, 1866, OCTOBER 16, 1860," barrel lg. 24, overall lg. 43 3/4 in.
Provenance: The collection of David F. Post.
Stock has a few dings and nicks, the barrel is a plum color, overall good condition and the action functions properly. Bore has some pitting and in fair condition.
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