Winchester Model 1876 Lever Action Rifle

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Winchester Model 1876 Lever Action Rifle
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Winchester Model 1876 Lever Action Rifle

This Third Model rifle was manufactured in 1884. It has a blade front sight and an elevation adjustable buckhorn rear sight. The breech end of the barrel is marked with the restamped caliber marking "45-60" with the two line address/patent marking ahead of the rear sight and the brass cartridge elevator is re-engraved "45-60". The dust cover rail is integrally machined on top of the receiver and the dust cover has serrated edges at the rear. Mounted on a smooth walnut forearm and straight grip stock with a crescent steel buttplate with trapdoor (empty).

Manufucture: Winchester
Model: 1876
BBL: 28 inch round
Stock: walnut
Guage: 45-60
Finish: blue
Serial Number: 53328

Fair as partially refinished/remarked (see above). Most of blue finish remains on the refinished replacement magazine, otherwise the rifle has a smooth gray patina with extensive minor pitting. The revarnished wood is good with a repaired chip on the forearm, a couple cracks along the grain, and some minor handling marks. Mechanically fine