December 14-17, 2021 Collectible Firearms & Militaria
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Model 1885 Low Wall single shot rifle chambered in .22 Short manufactured by Winchester in 1889. The top of the barrel is stamped with Winchester's 2-line address, followed by "22 SHORT" towards the breech. Features include a blued 27 - 7/8" full length octagonal barrel, Marble No. 2 front sight, "U" notch rear sight, case color hardened frame, breechblock, hammer, lever, and buttplate, as well as a smooth walnut buttstock and low profile schnabel tip forearm. CONDITION: Barrel retains the vast majority of its reapplied blue finish, exhibiting some scattered handling marks, light areas of edge wear, and small spots of light oxidation overall. Rear sight bears spots of light oxidation overall. Frame retains vibrant reapplied case coloring, retaining a layer of lacquer over the finish and exhibiting areas of wear along the edges. Buttplate shows a few areas of pitting beneath the finish. Very bright bore, exhibiting well defined lands and grooves throughout. Stock is very good, as lightly sanded and refinished, being slightly shy to the frame and exhibiting few impressions and scattered handling marks overall. An exceptionally restored Winchester Model 1885 Low Wall rifle in .22 Short. MLW
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
27 - 7/8"
Caliber/Bore
.22 Short
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Winchester
Model
1885 Low Wall
Paperwork
Serial Number
32873
(A) FINELY RESTORED WINCHESTER MODEL 1885 LOW WALL .22 SHORT SINGLE SHOT RIFLE (1889).
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Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $600.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,230.00
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
Number Bids: 5
Auction closed on Friday, December 17, 2021.
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