WINCHESTER 1876 “1 OF 1000” STYLE UPGRADED LEVER ACTION RIFLE

 

Spring 2024 Premier Firearms & Militaria Auction

June 7th, 8th, 9th, & 10th, 2024
This auction will feature an outstanding collection of items spanning multiple categories including Modern, Military, Sporting, & Antique firearms & militaria! Below is just a small grouping of select highlights from the massive offering to be featured in this upcoming sale!

 

WINCHESTER 1876 “1 OF 1000” STYLE UPGRADED LEVER ACTION RIFLE

01-24557
Cal. 45-60
S# 10034

This rifle is nicely upgraded to the 1 of 1000 specifications & would make a nice display piece in any collection. S# appears to be altered to match an original 1 of 1000 rifle. Top flat at breech end of bbl. is engraved “One of One Thousand”. Breech & muzzle ends of bbl. have platinum inlaid bands w/ scroll engraving on the flats. Bbl. 28″ octagon w/ German silver blade rocky mountain front sight & folding leaf rear sight. Full length mag. Case colored action. Single set trigger. Walnut forearm & straight grip stock w/ crescent steel trapdoor buttplate. Stock & forearm have coarse added checkering done in the factory style. CONDITION: attractive rifle w/ much original finish. Bbl. & mag. tube retain 70% dull thinning blue w/ touch-up in engraved areas. Action retains 20% lightly visible case colors w/ balance fading to silver/gray. Wood has moderately worn original finish showing scratches, marks & small dents. Sound action w/ functioning set trigger. Dark lightly pitted bore retains intact rifling.

STATUS: ANTIQUE

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