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3165M Marlborough
November 2, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Winchester Model 1876 Rifle

Auction: Sale #3165M - 3165M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 02, 2018 10:00AM


Winchester Model 1876 Rifle, c. 1884, serial number 50870, .40-60 caliber, walnut stock with a checkered wrist and forend, engraved receiver with foliate designs, a dog and a deer, octagonal barrel marked on the top "WINCHESTER'S-REPEATING ARMS . NEW HAVEN. CT./KING'S-IMPROVEMENT-PATENTED-MARCH 29, 1866, OCTOBER 16, 1860," the right side of the barrel marked for the engraver and refinisher "BOL LTD. EDGEFIELD, SC," barrel lg. 28, overall lg. 48 1/2 in.

Provenance: The collection of David F. Post.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Gun is in beautiful condition, refinished, and the action functions properly. Bore is light with some light pitting.

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