October 22-23, 2019 Extraordinary, Sporting & Collector Firearms
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Serial number 13826 stamped on lower tang, inside buttstock, matching number inside buttstock on top tang slot. Manufactured in 1866. Octagon barrel with full length magazine tube. Early style magazine retainer band pinned in place and screwed to barrel. Fluted forearm without cap, pinned in place. Barrel marked two line "HENRY'S PATENT-OCT. 16, 1860./KINGS-PATENT-MARCH 29, 1866". Dovetail blade front sight, Henry style ladder/slide adjustable rear barrel sight graduated and marked "900" at top of elevator with wide "V" notch slide. Brass "flatside" Henry style receiver with round top at barrel. Flat fire blue loading gate. Buttstock mounts in Henry fashion with two screws on top tang and one screw on bottom tang. Receiver mounted saddle ring. CONDITION: Fine overall. Barrel and magazine tube a medium grey-brown patina overall. Bore is fine with moderate pitting and good rifling. Minimum rounding to edges on receiver, cleaned at some point with light to medium patina forming. Buttstock and forearm refinished with nice figure and grain. Buttstock broken at wrist and repaired. Overall, an honest and above average example of a very rare 1st Model 1866 rifle. MKS
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Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
24"
Caliber/Bore
.44 Henry Rimfire
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Winchester
Model
1866
Paperwork
Serial Number
13826
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $13,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium:
Estimate: $25,000 - $30,000
Number Bids: 2
Auction closed on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.
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