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Lot 295
A .40-60 (W.C.F.) Winchester 1876 Third Model Centre-Fire Repeating Rifle
Sold for £1,560 (US$ 2,670) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A .40-60 (W.C.F.) Winchester 1876 Third Model Centre-Fire Repeating Rifle
No. 61984, Circa 1889
With shortened rebrowned octagonal sighted barrel stamped 'Winchester's Repeating Arms. New Haven, Conn. U.S.A. - King's Improvement Patented March 29. 1866. October 16. 1860 -' along the top flat, tubular magazine beneath, characteristic russet action stamped 'Model 1876' on the tang, sliding dust-cover with serrated rear edges, brass elevator-block engraved '40-60', steel lever with locking catch, figured butt and fore-end, and steel mounts comprising fore-end cap and curved butt-plate, the latter with sliding brass trap cover (some wear overall)
56.1 cm. barrel

Footnotes

  • The 1876 Winchester was favoured among many American hunters including Theodore Roosevelt
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