W311 WINCHESTER 1866 SRC

$22,500.00

130k serial range carbine making it a 3rd model. A good looking Winchester with quite a bit of bbl blue remaining. Some flaking and freckling to the finish. Orig flip type carbine sight. A nice patina to the brass receiver. Wood is exceptional for a 1866. Some usage marks but overall very nice condition. Good fitting to upper and lower tangs. Slight shrinkage at the toe. A coat of finish was added. Also, this carbine has an interesting circle cartouche on the left hand side of the stock with fancy lettering that say “A O S”. These cartouches are believed to be part of the 1866’s in this serial range that were sold and sent to South America in 1877. This marking is described and illustrated in George Madis’ Winchester book.This is towards the top condition wise on what you would find for a ’66 SRC.  Antique

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130k serial range carbine making it a 3rd model. A good looking Winchester with quite a bit of bbl blue remaining. Some flaking and freckling to the finish. Orig flip type carbine sight. A nice patina to the brass receiver. Wood is exceptional for a 1866. Some usage marks but overall very nice condition. Good fitting to upper and lower tangs. Slight shrinkage at the toe. A coat of finish was added. Also, this carbine has an interesting circle cartouche on the left hand side of the stock with fancy lettering that say “A O S”. These cartouches are believed to be part of the 1866’s in this serial range that were sold and sent to South America in 1877. This marking is described and illustrated in George Madis’ Winchester book.This is towards the top condition wise on what you would find for a ’66 SRC.  Antique