June 25-28, 2018 Firearms
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Only about 1700 of these interesting rifles were made, all chambered for the Lee Navy cartridge. This is of standard configuration with tapered barrel fitted with standard sporting rear, and German silver blade front sights. Serial number is on top of receiver ring. Left side has Winchester name, address, and patent dates; the last of which is '95. This repeating rifle took a steel stripper clip type holding five cartridges. Plain American walnut semi-pistol grip stock has finger groove, Schnabeled forend, and steel trap buttplate (trap for holding cleaning equipment). Excellent condition retaining approximately 95% original blue, most loss due to flaking and spotting on top left action, and at trigger guard bow with cleaned and re-colored surfaces. Stock retains over 95% original finish. Bore is dark, may clean. From the G. Thomas Puett Collection. CORRECTION: Factory Letter states serial No. 10553 was shipped July 24th, 1897 as "type: rifle".
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Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
24"
Caliber/Bore
236 USN
FFL Status
Antique
Manufacturer
Winchester
Model
Lee Straight Pull
Paperwork
Yes
Serial Number
10553
(A) FINE CONDITION EARLY WINCHESTER LEE STRAIGHT PULL SPORTING RIFLE (1898).
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Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $3,300.00
Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000
Number Bids: 3
Auction closed on Thursday, June 28, 2018.
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