June 25-28, 2018 Firearms
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 6/25/2018
Magazine tube with three bands, center with sling loop, Barley Corn front sight, 900 yd ladder rear sight with retaining screw. Top of barrel in front of rear sight marked “WINCHESTER’S – REPEATING – ARMS. NEW HAVEN.CT./KING’S IMPROVEMENT – PATENTED – MARCH 29.1866. OCTOBER 16 1860”. Standard receiver mounted with straight grain walnut, straight grip, brass carbine buttplate with trapdoor, inlet base with sling swivel 3-3/4" from toe, 17-1/8" forearm with two bands. Extremely fine; barrel retains 90-95% orig blue with some thinning around front sight and muzzle, some fine scratching between front and center bands and a few other normal light nicks and scratches. Magazine tube shows most original blue with a couple minor spots showing silver patina. Front and center bands retain strong original blue blending with some silver and brown patina. Rear band has flaked with some orig blue showing but mostly a brown mixed with silver patina. Receiver has a mustard patina with some minor nicks and scratches, sharp edges with loading gate showing nearly all orig nitre blue. Hammer retains most original case colors with some faint silvering on right side. Lever retains original colors in protected areas blending with brown and silver patina mix. Stock is sound with some minor nicks, small dings, retaining most of original finish. Forend is sound with some minor nicks and dings and usual scratches and retains original finish blending with some hand worn patina. Mechanics are crisp with a bright shiny bore. Accompanied with the Winchester bright steel bayonet in near new condition. From the Jim Linton Collection.
Barrel Length
.44 RF
FFL Status
Serial Number
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $6,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $20,400.00
Estimate: $12,500 - $17,500
Number Bids: 12
Auction closed on Thursday, June 28, 2018.
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