W315 HIGH CONDITION SPECIAL ORDER WINCHESTER MODEL 1876 RIFLE

$9,500.00

This special order gun was made in 1886. Caliber 45-60. Features include a shorter than standard 24″ octagon barrel of which only 401 were made in this caliber. A shotgun butt plate of which only 340 were made in this caliber. Rifle retains 85% original on the barrel and receiver. Mag tube, hanger and forend cap appear to be professionally refinished. Strong case colors on the hammer and dimmed on the lever. Butt plate still has a fair amount of original blue. Bore is very shiny with a couple of light pits. Original sights include a nickel-silver blade front and a standard folding ladder rear. The forearm is dark and the finish is worn. The stock retains nearly all of the original finish but has some scattered handling marks and a sliver out around the upper tang. A good looking Winchester.

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This special order gun was made in 1886. Caliber 45-60. Features include a shorter than standard 24″ octagon barrel of which only 401 were made in this caliber. A shotgun butt plate of which only 340 were made in this caliber. Rifle retains 85% original on the barrel and receiver. Mag tube, hanger and forend cap appear to be professionally refinished. Strong case colors on the hammer and dimmed on the lever. Butt plate still has a fair amount of original blue. Bore is very shiny with a couple of light pits. Original sights include a nickel-silver blade front and a standard folding ladder rear. The forearm is dark and the finish is worn. The stock retains nearly all of the original finish but has some scattered handling marks and a sliver out around the upper tang. A good looking Winchester.

Antique