A .44 Winchester 1866 third model 'Yellow Boy' rim-fire repeating rifled carbine

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Lot 190
A .44 Winchester 1866 third model 'Yellow Boy' rim-fire repeating rifled carbine
No. 73100 ME, circa 1870

Sold for £ 2,750 (US$ 3,754) inc. premium
A .44 Winchester 1866 third model 'Yellow Boy' rim-fire repeating rifled carbine
No. 73100 ME, circa 1870
With round sighted russet barrel retained by two barrel bands and stamped with maker's details and patent dates in front of the block back-sight, tubular magazine beneath, brass action (minor bruising) and elevator-block, russet lever and saddle-sling, the former with threaded catch, figured butt and fore-end, and curved brass butt-plate with hinged circular butt-trap cover (cleaning rod missing, some wear and rust patination overall, hammer pitted)
50.8 cm. barrel

Footnotes

  • Cf. two similar examples sold in these Rooms, Antique Arms, Armour and Modern Sporting Guns, 25 July 2012, lot 220 and 31 July 2013, lot 589
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