December 14-17, 2021 Collectible Firearms & Militaria
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Winchester Model 1885 made by Winchester Repeating Arms Company in February of 1891. 30" No. 3 weight octagon barrel, in caliber .38-55, fitted with a blued Rocky Mountain front sight with an adjustable Buckhorn rear barrel sight. Early flat spring straight grip single trigger action with thickside hammer. Winchester standard grade American walnut buttstock fitted with its original sporting rifle buttplate. Matching condition Winchester forearm with ebony inlay. Cody Firearms Research confirms this rifle's described condition and caliber. Serial number applied in February 4, 1891 and shipped October 5th, 1891. CONDITION: The barrel retains an overall gray appearance and honest use marks throughout. The action with silvery case coloring, sharp edges, no alterations with a crisp appearance. The lever and lower tang show noticeable signs of rust staining. Winchester buttstock and forend are in good used condition showing signs of field use, no abuse and noticeable carry wear on bottom of forend. Excellent mechanics with rough shootable bore. Description reviewed by Gary Quinlan. DLM/GWQ
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
30"
Caliber/Bore
.38-55
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Winchester
Model
1885 High Wall
Paperwork
Serial Number
45648
(A) WINCHESTER MODEL 1885 HIGHWALL ACTION SPORTING RIFLE.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $600.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,764.00
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,800
Number Bids: 13
Auction closed on Friday, December 17, 2021.
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