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    Winchester Model 1866 Lever Action Rifle with Handwritten Madis Letter.
    Serial no. 127526, .44-40 rimfire caliber, 24-inch octagonal barrel with fixed front sight and rear ladder sight. Blued finish. Smooth walnut straight stock and fore-end. Two sling swivels and leather shoulder strap. Crescent brass buttplate with cleaning rod reservoir. Four-piece metal cleaning rod. Manufactured in 1876. Sold along with two-page handwritten inspection letter by George Madis.

    Condition: Very good to Fine. Retaining traces of finish in protected areas, the balance a dark grey patina with scattered signs of age, handling wear and patches of pitting. Brass frame in very condition. Scuffs, scratches and dings present to wood. Cracking to leather. Action crisp. Strong bore.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2018
    9th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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