"MODEL 1886 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 33184. Cal. 50 Express. 26" round bbl with full magazine, fine bead front sight with set screw, and Winchester 3-leaf express rear sight. Mounted in uncheckered straight grain walnut with straight grip and crescent butt. Accompanied with Cody Firearm Museum fact sheet identifying as a 50-110 rifle with round bbl and plain trigger, shipped 08-17-1889 on order #227. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl and mag-tube retain 25-30% orig blue with the balance flaked in a splotchy pattern mixed with silver and brown patina. It shows silver carry wear over the chamber area. Receiver has 30-40% orig blue mixed with silver and gray patina with carry wear across the bottom and flaking on the balance of the receiver. Hammer shows dark orig case coloring that is mixed with a dark silver patina. Blued lever has flaked and has a mixture of blue/brown patina. Stocks are solid with numerous nicks, dings, and light scratches and has 25-30% orig varnish with wear and showing a hand-worn patina. Butt-plate is a dark gray patina with some surface corrosion. Mechanics are crisp and bore is strong with some light scattered pitting. 4-33736 BDT229 (6,000-10,000)"
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