"MODEL 1866 SADDLE RING CARBINE. SN 45522. Cal. 44. 20" rnd bbl, bbl band, front sight, and half of a non-adjustable leaf sight with long leaf extension missing. Standard staple and ring mounted on left side of receiver. Mounted with straight grain uncheckered American walnut with straight grip and brass crescent buttplate. CONDITION: Good, bbl, magazine tube and bbl bands retain 98% of a restored blued finish with no visible markings on bbl. Receiver is polished with slightly rounded edges and retains a gold appearance. Hammer and receiver screws have a restored blue finish. Lever is mostly brown patina with light scattered pitting. Wood is solid with a restored hand-rubbed oil finish. The rear bbl band appears to be a gunsmith made replacement. Bolt appears to be a conversion to CF but is missing the forward part and has a broken lower extractor. Mechanics are fair and bore is dark and well pitted. 4-32976 BDT22 (6,000-10,000)"
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