WINCHESTER EARLY 1866 SPORTING RIFLE CONVERTED TO 44 CF
Guns International #: 101246725 Seller's Inventory #: W2490
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: 969
Total Number of Listings: 27305
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: Money orders, cashier or personal checks
Light barrel markings. The barrel and mag tube have turned mostly a plum/brown color. Correct period front sight as well as the sporting buckhorn rear sight. Wood has some splits, cracks and minor repairs but basically sound. Correct brass buttplate. The original eyes and slings are missing and there has been a newer style sling eyes put on. Brass receiver has turned a pale yellow with some signs of abuse, scratches and replaced screws. For some reason there is a notch cut out of the front of the receiver to change the elevator. The bottom of the receiver shows a considerable amount of wear. This gun has seen it all but still isn't too bad looking.
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 129th 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.
Price: $ 6,100.