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WINCHESTER MODEL 1866 SPORTING RIFLE
Caliber 44 RF. 24 inch octagon barrel with full length magazine tube. Folding ladder rear sight. Correct German silver inlaid front sight. Sharp corners. Excellent markings. Very nice bright bore with a few scattered pits. Wood is in excellent condition with most original varnish. No splits or cracks but it looks like it has been hit by a sword or saber. Right side by the lower the tang is a piece of wood that has been chopped out. Receiver is a beautiful aged brass. Nice functioning action. All original gun.
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. We have hundreds of additional guns in every price range at our home online. Search for Merz Antiques in google.
Price: $ 14,500.