"MODEL 1886 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 116326. Cal. 45-70. 26" octagon bbl with full magazine, half nickel front sight with set screw, and flat top V-notched sporting rear. Mounted with straight grain uncheckered American walnut with straight grip, and hard rubber Winchester shotgun butt. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl retains 50-60% orig blue mixed with brown patina. There are some dark corrosion spots near the muzzle on bbl and mag-tube. There is also light spotted corrosion basically the full length of bbl. Case hardened receiver is mostly a silver/brown patina color with case colors visible underneath, and strong in the protected areas. Lever and hammer are mostly a gray/brown patina. Wood is solid with a few normal nicks and dings. Butt stock was probably cleaned at one time and has a dark oiled, smooth finish. Forend has a few more dings and shows traces of orig varnish. Mechanics are crisp, and bore is good with slightly dark grooves with light moderate pitting. 4-32277 BDT216 (3,500-5,500)"
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