FALL 2021 PREMIER FIREARMS & MILITARIA AUCTION

ADDITIONAL DAY ADDED: 

AUCTION DATES: November 5, 6, 7, & 8, 2021

PREVIEW: November 3 & 4: 9 am - 5 pm; Opening at 8 AM Days of Auction, Early Preview Available By Appointment

WINCHESTER 1866 L. D. NIMSCHKE ENGRAVED LEVER ACTION SRC.

Inv. 01-19939

Cal. 44 HRF. S# 102482.

Silver finished receiver has beautiful hand engraving in typical Nimschke style. Sides of receiver have an arabesque scroll engraving w/ punch dot backgrounds. Left side plate has Daisy at center of scrolls w/ spray of flower petals above scrolls. Top tang & bottom of receiver have scroll highlights. Front receiver ring has semi circular sunburst pattern. Top of action has fancy borders & geometric shapes highlighting a flower behind the ejection port. Floorplate has diagonal line engraving. Brass buttplate has matching scroll & borders. Bottom of receiver has engraver’s signature “LDN”. Bbl. 20″ carbine style w/ 2 line markings. Band mounted blade front sight & single folding leaf carbine rear sight. Full length mag. Brass action has saddle ring & staple on left side. Band fastened carbine forearm & straight grip walnut rifle stock w/ brass crescent trapdoor buttplate. S# indicates 1872 Mfg. Top tang channel of stock & inside toe of buttplate have matching number “2482”.

STATUS: ANTIQUE