"MODEL 1876 EXPRESS LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 13648. Cal. 50-95. 26" round bbl with full length magazine-tube. Fine silver bead front sight, 1876 marked ladder rear sight, and thick based graduated tang sight with 4" shaft. Mounted with straight grain uncheckered American walnut with straight grip, and shotgun style metal butt plate. Accompanied with Cody Firearms Museum letter identifying rifle as round bbl express, with plain trigger and shotgun butt, shipped September 17th, 1883. Dust cover is marked, "Winchester Express. 50 cal. 95 GRS." CONDITION: Fine. Bbl retains 70-75% orig blue with some wear and flaking turning to a silver-brown patina. Receiver has 70-75% orig blue with wear through the front that has turned a silver-brown patina. There are a few usual light scratches and sharp edge wear. Hammer and lever are mostly a silver-gray patina with faint case colors showing. Stocks are sound with just a few usual light nicks and dings, and carry a smooth hand rub finish. Butt plate is mostly a silver-patina mixed with brown splotchy patina, and a small area of rust around top screw. Mechanics are crisp, and bore is bright with just some minor scattered pitting. 4-32047 BDT124 (10,000-15,000)"
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