Saturday, January 31, 2009

Winchester 1886 Limited Edition 1 of 500 45/70

Winchester 1886 in 45-70 This is a 1 of 500 Limited Edition Octagonal 26 inch barrel straight grip rifle perfect for Cowboy Action Shooters, Hunters and Collectors. This rifle is unlevered and unfired, new in the box with paperwork. This was a limited production runs of 500 units only. No more will ever be made in this exact configuration. Model: 1886 LTD 45-70 Lever-Action rifle, 26” Octagonal barrel, Satin Antique Blue Finish, Satin-Finished Walnut Straight Grip Stock, Steel Crescent Butt Plate, Steel Fore-end Cap, Full Length Magazine Tube, Adjustable Semi Buckhorn Style Rear Sights, Rollmarked 1 of 500, this is a large heavy octagonal barrel lever action and would make a good big game hunting rifle or cowboy shooter. The 45/70 was the favorite round of the old Buffalo hunters. This is the hard to find straight grip model with tang safety.

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