February 17-19, 2020 Field & Range Firearms
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Made by Browning Brothers Ogden, Utah. This Model 1878 has blued octagon rifled barrel with blade front sight and rear adjustable. Barrel is marked with "W.F. BEARD" whom further research is needed. Case hardened action, double set triggers, wooden ramrod and iron ramrod pipes. Walnut checkered stock with shotgun style butt with cleaning rod trap. Checkered walnut forearm with pewter nose piece. CONDITION: Barrel has pitted exterior with shootable bore. Action has faded to a silvery pitted patina. Wood has a crack behind the action and a sliver missing along forearm, along with usage marks and dings. Good mechanics. DLM
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
28 - 3/4"
Caliber/Bore
.40-70
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
BROWNING
Model
1878
Paperwork
Serial Number
NSN
(A) BROWNING MODEL 1878 .40-70 LEVER ACTION RIFLE.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $750.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $4,800.00
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
Number Bids: 11
Auction closed on Wednesday, February 19, 2020.
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