October 30 - November 2, 2018 Firearms, Militaria, & Sporting
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Manufactured in 1882 this full octagon barreled full magazine Express 1876 Winchester. Has a case colored receiver and crescent butt plate. Mounted with fine figured American walnut stocks and Lyman tang sight. The 50 Express Model 1876 has always drawn the imagination of big game hunters and was used extensively in Africa and India as well. After shooting one it was said to be somewhat of a religious experience. This rifle is further mounted with a two position Beech front sight and elevator adjustable rear sight. Dust cover is marked " WINCHESTER EXPRESS 50 CAL 95 GRS" Chamber of barrel is marked 50 Cal and bottom of elevator is marked 50-95.CONDITION. Very fine with over 90% bright vivid blue finish remaining on barrel and magazine. The receiver well over 90% bright vivid case colors with some areas of colors beginning to silver. The two piece American walnut stocks are exceptional with most all the original varnish remaining , several very minor bruises and scratches are evident but they are quite insignificant. A great American big bore 1876. TDW
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
26"
Caliber/Bore
.50-95
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Winchester
Model
1876
Paperwork
Yes
Serial Number
24674
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $10,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $18,000.00
Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Number Bids: 7
Auction closed on Friday, November 2, 2018.
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