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    Winchester Model 1885 High Wall Single Shot Rifle.
    Serial no. 17734, [.40 EX caliber marked on barrel], 27-inch octagonal barrel with fixed front sight and rear folding leaf sight. Blued and case-hardened finish. Barrel with the number 3 stamped under fore-end. Smooth walnut straight stock and fore-end. Crescent metal buttplate. Manufactured in 1887. Cody Firearms Records Office search confirms gun was shipped in .32-40 caliber and originally a 30-inch barrel. Gun is chambered for 32-40.

    Condition: Good as configured with spurious caliber marking. Metal finish primarily a grey patina with wear and pitting throughout. Lacquer residue to barrel. Nicks and mars scattered on wood. Stress fracture to upper tang area on wood. Marred and replaced screws. Action good. Bore good.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2016
    11th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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