Ad Categories:


#4935 Winchester 1886 Sporting Rifle, OBFMCB 40/82WCF with a fine bore

Description

#4935 Winchester 1886 Sporting Rifle, OBFMCB 40/82WCF with a fine bore (about an 8 on a scale of 10) and smooth tight action, 31XXX serial range (1889). This gun must have been a heck of a nice Winnie before some previous owner had it completely 100% reblued, but at least it is a good job, not buffed to death as many seem to be, and it has about 99.9% of that refinish remaining. It has no pitting at all and almost no dings in the metal, VG markings and address, and fine wood with only very moderate size sliver on the buttstock wrist area left side; see photos. It also has a Marbles rear barrel semi-buckhorn sight and rear tang peep sight that is correct for the Model 1886. (This peep sight has the post about mid-way on the base so the bolt can come all the way back and not impact with sight post which is necessary on the 1886 model.) This cartridge, the 40/82WCF, is a VERY potent big-bore round and capable of taking just about any critter on the North American continent. It is a flatter shooting, faster, and generally more accurate cartridge than either the 45/70 or 45/90WCF ….but it can sure rattle the gold fillings in your teeth with the recoil when hot loads are used. With such a nice exterior, very fine bore, and post tang sight, this rifle would easily have been a $3750 value if not for having been refinished. Fortunately that refinish is easily removed with a weakened solution of muriatic acid if found to be too undesirable, and it can be stripped and left to get a natural thin brown patina. A very good value, especially with such a nice bore and tang sight, Excellent as refinished. $2495.





















Price: $2,495.00


Ad Details

Ad ID

3714

Ad Expires

07/08/2017 (in 15 days)

Ad Created

05/31/2017

General Details

Seller

Tom Burness   View Feedback

Seller Rating

01234

Seller Policies

Show Policies

Ads in category Ads from seller Print this ad

Other Ads from Tom Burness

#3863 Starr Arms Model 1858 Army D/A revolver, 44caliber percussion with VG+ bore (7-8)
#3813 W.W. Marston 3”x31caliber Pepperbox, agent marked only with “Rick Smith, London”
#3634 Spencer Repeating Arms Model 1860 saddle ring carbine, caliber No.56/56RF
#4971 Colt S/A, 4-3/4”x45COLT, 69XXX range (1881), G-VG bore
#4879 Colt 1860 Army (AKA, “Holster Pistol”), 44caliber, 63XXX (mid 1863)
#4762 Winchester 1873 RBFMCB, 44WCF with VG++ bore
#4865 Winchester 1885 Hi-Wall 30”xNo.3x38/55 Deluxe Sporting Rifle
#4898 Colt 1851 Navy revolver, 4th Variation, 205XXX (1868), VG bore
#0917 Bowie Knife, very large heavy handled clip-point fighting knife with massive 10-3/4” blade
#0778 Bullet mold for either the 1860 Colt or Remington 44-percussion Army
#4978 Colt S/A, 7-1/2”x45COLT, 126XXX range(1888)
#4993 Colt  D/A 1878, 4-3/4”x44WCF, 22XXX(1888)
#4636 Triplett & Scott (Meriden Arms) Civil War Carbine, 22”x50RF
#4803 Moore Patent Firearms 32Teatfire pocket revolver, 8XXX serial range
#4769 Winchester 1873 OBFMCB standard 24” barrel