"MODEL 1886 TD LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 111862. Cal. 40-82 WCF. 26" octagon bbl, full magazine takedown with half nickel front sight, serrated side, V notch with set screw sporting rear. Mounted with "X" uncheckered walnut with straight grip and crescent butt. Accompanied with Cody Firearms Museum Winchester letter fully identifying this gun as received in warehouse October 14, 1897, and shipped from warehouse October 15, 1897. Order #15871. CONDITION: Very good to fine. Bbl retains 75-80% orig thinning blue with wear on sharp edges and normal light scratches. Magazine tube has 85-90% orig blue with flaking on cap, and a couple of lengthy scratches across the bottom. Receiver retains 70-75% orig blue with wear across the front portion, top, bottom, and all of the sharp edges. There are a few scratches and mars on both sides. Lever and hammer have visible color mixed with a brown-gray patina. Stocks are solid with hairline grain crack coming off top of butt plate. Normal nicks and dings with orig finish on butt of about 25%, wore through to the wood, and darkened with age over the majority rear portion of it. There's a series of black spots running across the right side. Mechanics are crisp, and bore is bright with some minor scattered pitting. 4-31764 BDT162 (3,000-5,000)"
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