EXTREMELY RARE WINCHESTER HIGH WALL WITH NO. 5 BARREL
Guns International #: 101051258 Seller's Inventory #: w1079
Category: Winchester Rifles - Model 1885 - Winchester Rifles - Antique Single Shot
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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: 1069
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Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: Money orders, cashier or personal checks
This is a deluxe 1885 with a cheek piece and a heavy thick Swiss buttplate. The buttplate has been lightly modified. Also there are special sights on this gun with a mid range Vernier tang sight and a globe front sight with level. Research form shows that this gun originally had a half oct No. 2 bbl. There is also a notation for 2 R&R's back to Winchester. One would conclude that is when the No. 5 heavy bbl was put on. Another thing abut the No. 5 bbl is the matted top finish. A lot of rarities in this bbl. Cal is 32-40. VG bore. Nice rifling. Shiny bore. Could use a cleaning. It appears to have a couple of light areas of pitting in front of the chamber. The riflings do come right down to the chamber. Equipped with a set trigger. This exceptional High Wall is chocked full of special features.
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 128th 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: $ 5,575.