Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Antique Winchester Model 1886 Lever Action Rifle.
    Serial no. 18290, .38-56 WCF, 26-inch octagonal barrel with standard barrel address and markings. Open Elkhorn style rear sight. Blued with case-hardened frame, lever and hammer. Oil-stained walnut stocks. Crescent style buttplate. Manufactured in 1888. Research and quotes with the help of Flayderman's Guide to Antique American Firearms. Total production approximately 159,994 between 1886-1935. According to Flayderman's, Model 1886's feature vertical locking bolts, visible when viewing the gun from top or bottom Note: This gun last sold at Greg Martin Auctions, Estate Arms Collections Sale, Featuring The Estate of Ira Yeager, June 6-7, 2004, Lot 169.
    Ira Yeager Collection.
    Property of a Northern California Gentleman.

    Condition: Very good for this model. Approximately 25-35% thin bluing on barrel with the balance turning a plum brown with areas of pitting. Magazine with a brown mellow patina. A good 20-30% traces of case-hardening present to frame, lever and hammer with a silver toning and pitting patches. Stocks with some dents, bruising and mars, appears to have been cleaned or sanded at some point. Action good, bore good.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2019
    9th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 347

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2019 November 2 Lincoln and His Times Americana & Political Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage has gone above and beyond my expectations in handling all of my transactions in a thoroughly professional manner. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone worldwide for the exemplary auction and valuation services they provide.
    Richard H.,
    Corsicana, TX
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 June 9 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 June 9 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,101,256