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£ 6,850
Ref 2630. A superb Winchester 1876 lever action rifle .40-60 cal. Made in 1887. Excellent condition. Lever Action Rifles
Andrew Bottomley Antique Arms & Armour. Mail Order Only. Established in 1968.
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£ 6,850

Ref 2630. A superb Winchester 1876 lever action rifle .40-60 cal. Made in 1887. Excellent condition. Lever Action Rifles

West Yorkshire, North East
ad ref. GS02357DD
RiflesLever Action
Used£ 6,850
TradeRef 2630. A superb Winchester 1876 lever action rifle .40-60 cal.
Made in 1887. Excellent condition.Antique yes
No Licence2630
Largest selection of genuine antique weapons for sale in UK. See our website andrewbottomley.com. Ref 22630. A superb Winchester 1876 lever action rifle in 40-60 cal. Manufactured in 1887. Marked on top of the 28 inch round/octagonal barrel forward of the rear sight WINCHESTER’S REPEATING ARMS NEW HAVEN CT. KING’S-IMPROVEMENT-PATENTED-MARCH 29.1866.OCTOBER.16.1860 and CAL 40-60 behind the rear sight. The tang is marked MODEL 1876. Ladder rear sight, marked from 2-10. Flip up folding front sight. Sliding breech dust cover and half length tube magazine. Varnished walnut stock. The Winchester 1876 also known as the Centennial Model as it was introduced to celebrate the American Centennial Exposition. The Model 1876 earned a reputation as a durable and powerful hunting rifle that was also used by the Canadian North-West Mounted Police and the Texas Rangers. Theodore Roosevelt was a collector of Winchesters (used for big game hunting) and he ordered his first Winchester in the late summer of 1881, possibly to celebrate the publication of his second book, The Naval War of 1812. He then proceeded to ordered a pair of consecutively numbered Model 1876s and these guns would be similar in composition to nearly every one of the next 20 Winchesters that he ordered. Apache warrior Geronimo after his surrender in 1886, an 1876 Winchester was found in his possession. Overall length 48 inches. In very good condition retaining much of it's original blueing with no visible wear or use to the walnut stock. A superb example of a Winchester 1876 Centennial model big game hunting rifle. Ref 2630. This is an obsolete antique item and is sold as a collectors item only. No Licence is required in the United Kingdom. If you wish to purchase this item please visit our website andrewbottomley.com where you can pay by credit/debit card. Established 1968.Read more
CategoryRifles
SubcategoryLever Action
ConditionUsed
Price£ 6,850
Sale typeTrade
MakeRef 2630. A superb Winchester 1876 lever action rifle .40-60 cal.
Andrew Bottomley Antique Arms & Armour. Mail Order Only. Established in 1968.
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