WINCHESTER 1866 SRC
Guns International #: 100481643 Seller's Inventory #: W1066
Category: Winchester Rifles - Model 1866 - Winchester Rifles - Antique Lever
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Seller: LeRoy Merz Antique Guns
Company: Merz Antique Guns
Member Since: 10/27/09
First Name: LeRoy
Last Name: Merz
Country: United States
Phone: (218) 739-3255
Fax: (218) 739-4599
Number of Active Listings: 846
Total Number of Listings: 36265
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: Money orders, cashier or personal checks
Manufactured 1870. This gun has seen quite a bit of use but is in good overall condition with a lot of Western flair. Receiver has a nice antique patina. There is a couple of initials "A L" lightly scratched in the front portion left hand side of the receiver. Does not detract from the gun. Bbl has a pleasing blue/brown look. On the bbl is some very old period sights, non-adjustable rear and a blade type front. This 66 is center fire. It does have a good to VG bore with strong rifling. Some roughness. The wood has a weathered look but is in overall good condition. It is shy at both upper and lower tangs. Some shrinkage on the buttplate. A crack here and there. There was a sling swivel on the bottom at one time which is no longer there. Forearm is also quite worn and looks good with this gun. A very decent old yellow boy!
Leroy Merz Antique Firearms specializes in antique and vintage Winchesters and other fine American firearms. Since 1965 Mr. Merz has taken part in the world of firearms and has been a contributor to many well known reference books. Just recently we mailed the 123rd edition of our privately-published catalog. We have hundreds of additional guns in every price range at our home online. Search for Merz Antiques in google.