Winchester 1886

Winchester Model 1886 Sporting Rifle manufactured in 1888. The rifle has a full round barrel and full length magazine.

The stock and forearm are straight grain black walnut with a varnish finish.

The stock has a crescent steel buttplate.

The barrel has a dovetail mounted front sight and a classic rear sight.

The receiver, forearm cap, hammer, loading lever and buttplate have a nice blue finish. The barrel and magazine are blued too.

The top barrel flat is roll stamped with the legend: "-MANUFACTURED BY THE- / - WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO. NEW HAVEN. CONN. U.S.A.-" ahead of the rear sight.

The caliber, "45-90 W.C.F." is roll stamped on the top of the barrel between the rear sight and the receiver.

The upper receiver tang is roll stamped with the first style marking: "- MODEL 1886-".

The two line, 1884 and 1885 patent dates are located on the lower receiver tang behind the trigger and the serial number, "2" is stamped on the lower receiver tang behind the tang screws.


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