"MODEL 1886 TAKEDOWN LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 110235. Cal. 45-90. 26" bbl, full magazine takedown, half nickel front sight with set screw, serrated side, V notch with set screw sporting rear. Mounted with nicely figured American walnut with straight grip and crescent butt. Gun is accompanied by what appears to be the orig leather leg of mutton case embossed with the initials "W.L.S.", the great grandfather of the consignor. The only identifying marks on the case are the numbers 80 and 86. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbl and magazine tube retain 95-98% orig blue with a couple of minor storage marks and very faint sharp edge wear. the magazine tube has only a faint takedown mark. Receiver retains 95% plus of orig finish with just a few unfortunate storage scratches and dings. Lever and hammer show full bright case coloring as does the buttplate. Wood is sound with only a few minor nicks and storage scratches. The case is in very good shape, including handle and carrying strap, and showing just the usual storage scuffs and marks in the leather. Mechanics are crisp and bore is bright as the gun shows very little use. 4-32851 BDT17 (15,000-20,000)"
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