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19th Century US Winchester Lever Action Repeating Rifle, Model 1886, In Obsolete 38.56 Calibre..

Stock Number: 20171124

£3885.00 GBP

Offered for Sale is this Antique, 19th Century, American, Winchester Lever Action, repeating Rifle, This example is the Model 1886 Rifle, in the now Obsolete calibre of 38.56 WCF. All variations and calibres, were produced from 1886 to 1935, total production 150994. As an early production, this particular rifle, with a Serial Number 103553, was made C1895. The 1886 was the first repeating rifle designed by John Browning, which was superior to all of the previous Winchester Models.

Period

C1895

Dimensions

See Text

Geographical area

North America

Category: Firearms

Description

Offered for Sale is this Antique, 19th Century, American, Winchester Lever Action, repeating Rifle, This example is the Model 1886 Rifle, in the now Obsolete calibre of 38.56 WCF. All variations and calibres, were produced from 1886 to 1935, total production 150994. As an early production, this particular rifle, with a Serial Number 103553, was made C1895. The 1886 was the first repeating rifle designed by John Browning, which was superior to all of the previous Winchester Models. It has a standard 26 Inch Octagon barrel, with a full Winchester Address/Patents, stamped in 2 lines to the top flat. There is a standard foresight, an adjustable Buckhorn rear sight .The calibre 38.56 WCF stamped to the top flat, close to the breech. Both barrel and the tubular round, full length magazine, retain a high % of blue finish. The rifled bore is in vg condition. The receiver is to a fine light metal patina, no blemishes or staining. The 2 piece walnut stock is to a fine grained, patina, with no splits, or cracks, and only very minor dings of use, and now to a great patina of age. The butt cap is Crescent shaped. To the lower rear trigger tang, is clearly stamped the serial number, and the Model patents and dates. To the top rear tang, is stamped Model 1886. Action is smooth and sound. O/a in fine condition.

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GB Millais Antiques

I have dealt in Antique Arms and Armour for about 35 years, and my interest began as a school boy during the 2nd WW.
After leaving my home town of Leicester, I went to University, and qualified as a Dental Surgeon at Guys Hospital in 1961 .
My main interests are British and North American Arms of the 18th, 19th,and early 20th Century, plus a few Continental items.
It was 14 years ago that I retired from Dentistry. However, I have continued running my Antiques business, initially while still in practice, and now make most of my sales online, but still exhibit at a number of specialized Antique Arms and Militaria Fairs eg .. Bisley, Bristol, and also at the IACF Fairs, at Ardingly, Sussex.
I also deal in Period Scientific Instruments, mainly of a military association, and have a full listing on www.fleaglass.com.

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