"MODEL 1886 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 48277. Cal. 45-70 26" half round bbl with half nickel front sight and 1886 marked 1,000 yard ladder, nickeled receiver forend cap and buttplate. Mounted with uncheckered "X" walnut with straight grip and crescent butt, accompanied with Cody firearm fact sheet, fully identifying this gun as half oct. and half nickel shipped Sept. 16, 1890 on order 17490. CONDITION: Good to very good. Bbls and mag tube finish is a splotchy blend of silver and brown patina with blue showing in the protected areas on bottom of bbl and top of mag tube. Forend cap has 25-35% nickel remaining with balance flaked to a silver brown patina. Receiver retains 30-40% orig. nickel mostly in protected areas, across the top and both upper and lower tang, sides have been worn or flaked to a silver mixed with light brown patina. Leaver and hammer have faint traces of color but are mostly a dark patina. Buttplate has only traces of nickel and is a splotchy silver and brown patina color. Stocks are sound with a small chip on upper right at tang, numerous nicks, scratches and dents and carry a hand worn patina finish. Mechanics are good, bore is worn, with scattered moderate pitting. 4-31808 BDT92 (4,000-6,000)"
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