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Winchester Model 1886 Lightweight Rifle

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
193
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

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

Description:

Winchester Model 1886 Lightweight Rifle, c. 1904, serial number 132409, .33 caliber, walnut stock and forend, round taper barrel marked on the top "MANUFACTURED BY THE/WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN CONN. U.S.A.," and on the left side of the barrel "NICKEL STEEL BARREL/ESPECIALLY FOR SMOKELESS POWDER," half magazine, barrel lg. 24, overall lg. 42 3/4 in.

Provenance: The collection of David F. Post.

Note: FFL, C&R.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

Stock has a few very light dings and nicks from use, some light case hardening left on the lever, barrel has about 90% or more blue, and the receiver has about 75%. The action functions properly. The bore is crisp and bright.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO, United States, Ammunition, Caliber, Connecticut, H&R Firearms, Lever-action rifles, Military technology, Winchester Model, Winchester Repeating Arms Company