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…450 Fuller said

My current and only 1885 HW SS made in 1887 is chambered in 45-60 WCF.

At one time in my basement gun cave sat an 1886 chambered in 50 EX along with a 1885 in 50-100-450.

If we could only  retain now what we let go THEN.

  

I feel your pain.  But it is

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August 11, 2022 6:26 pm
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…current and only 1885 HW SS made in 1887 is chambered in 45-60 WCF.

At one time in my basement gun cave sat an 1886 chambered in 50 EX along with a 1885 in 50-100-450.

If we could only  retain now what we let go THEN.

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August 11, 2022 5:21 pm
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…said

While we're on the topic of M1886 .50 caliber smoothbores, the records show one .50-100-450 was made as a smoothbore.  What possible difference could there be between a .50-100

…of smoothbores, we know that Winchester made very limited numbers in various Winchester models.  Over the years, I've seen examples in the M1873, 1886, 1892, 1894.  Off the top of my head, I can't remember one in a M1876 (although vaguely I think I do) and I'm thinking I haven't seen one in Model

…ideas Steve. I just have had to think why would some one want or need a smooth bore rifle. I would love that 50cal on RIA but only because its a 1886.And I find it interesting that of the three 1886 smooth bores I have seen or heard about, yours being the third one , they were all take downs.

….  The smoothbores are interesting among collectors.  They are very rare, but a lot of collectors are not interested in them.  I had one once.  A M1886 .45-70 ELW, pistol grip, take-down, checkered (not deluxe wood) with a Lyman No. 21 (or No. 38 - I can't remember for sure) with no rear

…we're on the topic of M1886 .50 caliber smoothbores, the records show one .50-100-450 was made as a smoothbore.  What possible difference could there be between a .50-100

…Larry said

This is my one and only. Cannot afford M1886's. I traded two very nice rifles for this 40-65. It is an antique and has lots of case and blue. Bore pretty good too. My FIL carried one in 40

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…is my one and only. Cannot afford M1886's. I traded two very nice rifles for this 40-65. It is an antique and has lots of case and blue. Bore pretty good too. My FIL carried one in 40

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…long ago and it is extremely high on the list of those I wish I had never let go. My fascination with .50 caliber rifles extend beyond the Model 1886 Winchester.  Colt Express rifles and Whitney-Kennedy rifles in .50-95 and Bullard rifles in both .50-95 and .50-115 have also been an area of…

…something trips that trigger, I'm off to the races.  Let me settle my thoughts back down and go back and try to clarify some of my remarks about the 1886 .50's that were confusing

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steve004 said

https://www.rockislandauction.com/detail/86/19/smoothbore-winchester-model-1886-rifle-in-50-expres

Also, has an interesting, "letter of authenticity".  However, I don't take exception to anything he states.

I've been

…Humphrey said

steve004 said

https://www.rockislandauction.com/detail/86/19/smoothbore-winchester-model-1886-rifle-in-50-express

 

Also, has an interesting, "letter of authenticity".  However, I don't take exception to anything he states.

 

I

…said

https://www.rockislandauction.com/detail/86/19/smoothbore-winchester-model-1886-rifle-in-50-express

 

Also, has an interesting, "letter of authenticity".  However, I don't take exception to anything he states.

 

I

…reviewing this rifle again:

https://www.proxibid.com/Rifles/Bolt-Action-Rifles/Earliest-Known-Winchester-Model-1886-50-100-450-Rifle/lotinformation/55593956

On the topic of the barrel marking "50 EX" when it is a .50-100-450 (so it is essentially marked

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…://www.rockislandauction.com/detail/86/19/smoothbore-winchester-model-1886-rifle-in-50-express

 

Also, has an interesting, "letter of authenticity".  However, I don't take exception to anything he states.

 

I

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Mr. Humphery, I too am inclined to collect 1886's. I have one with matte barrel in 45-90 deluxe with a letter as long as your arm, much like yours you have so graciously shown. To me at this …

…ever decide to sell this 86 I would love to have a chance to purchase it. For the record I am not some weird deep pockets, just a person that loves 1886's

  

OCY - about identical to my experience except change the chambering from .45-70 to .45-90.  My grandfather had, for many years, used a

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August 4, 2022 8:47 pm
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… about none) and the auction estimate is identical.  This one is a .45-70:

https://www.rockislandauction.com/detail/86/2/winchester-model-1886-lever-action-saddle-ring-carbine

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August 3, 2022 4:49 pm
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…said

https://www.rockislandauction.com/detail/86/25/antique-special-order-winchester-model-1886-saddle-ring-carbine

I agree, there should be more than just one photograph, but what makes you think this receiver wasn’t originally case…

…coloured?  It looks typical of a little to no finish receiver Model 1886 that was originally case coloured  with weakened bluing on the loading gate, this having, of course, been originally blued.

  

I get the same

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July 31, 2022 11:27 pm
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…said

Mr. Humphery, I too am inclined to collect 1886's. I have one with matte barrel in 45-90 deluxe with a letter as long as your arm, much like yours you have so graciously shown. To me at this …

…ever decide to sell this 86 I would love to have a chance to purchase it. For the record I am not some weird deep pockets, just a person that loves 1886's

  

Mr. Humphery, I too am inclined to collect 1886's. I have one with matte barrel in 45-90 deluxe with a letter as long as your arm, much…

…ever decide to sell this 86 I would love to have a chance to purchase it. For the record I am not some weird deep pockets, just a person that loves 1886's, Btw that rear sight is just amazing! cant think of ever seeing another like it!!!!!!

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July 31, 2022 10:48 pm
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…://www.rockislandauction.com/detail/86/25/antique-special-order-winchester-model-1886-saddle-ring-carbine

I agree, there should be more than just one photograph, but what makes you think this receiver wasn’t originally case…

…coloured?  It looks typical of a little to no finish receiver Model 1886 that was originally case coloured  with weakened bluing on the loading gate, this having, of course, been originally blued.

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…. Humphery, I too am inclined to collect 1886's. I have one with matte barrel in 45-90 deluxe with a letter as long as your arm, much like yours you have so graciously shown. To me at this …

…ever decide to sell this 86 I would love to have a chance to purchase it. For the record I am not some weird deep pockets, just a person that loves 1886's

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July 31, 2022 10:46 pm
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…. 

  

Well they are just customer service folks there to assist you, IE make you feel good. It's just like my endeavors with Morphy about an 1886 I bought back a bit ago. Trying my damdest to try to get them to help me research the origin of the gun and they just yup me to death.. They say

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July 31, 2022 7:26 pm
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…Don Grove 1886 is a typo. It is actually a 40-65 and is in the current Ward's Auction.  Serial number and photo of caliber marking is provided in the Ward's link…

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http://www.thewinchestergrove.com/1886/12xxx.htm

https://www.wardscollectibles.com/viewitem.php?item=4026

Don

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July 31, 2022 3:31 pm
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…m skeptical.  Not only that this rifle is in .45-60 - it's likely just a typo on the seller's part - but I am skeptical there was a M1886 made in .45-60.  I'm not saying it couldn't happen - and I do believe it is recorded in the factory ledger as such.  I think it is very likely…

…it is an error in the ledger.  For example (according to Al Pirkle's book) there is also one .38-72 and one .40-72 listed for the M1886.  Oh, and two .22's and one .22 long.  These last four cartridges I reference our clearly not special order rifles.  

Of interest, there are…

…six .38-55's for the Model 1886.  Six errors I suppose.  Either they were .38-56's or they were recording the wrong rifle (e.g. the single-shot model).  I'm very skeptical…

…there are any M1886 .38-55's out there.  There were also five .45-75's recorded for the M1886.  This is more feasible but I still believe the overwhelming probability is these are ledger entry errors.  I WOULD LOVE TO BE PROVEN WRONG!

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July 31, 2022 3:12 pm
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…would like to know if any one can tell me a good place to buy a firing pin for an 1886. thanks

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July 5, 2022 9:03 pm
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…context". 

The evolution of Walmarts of the World, genre as a great "chambering preference" qualifiers! "Benchmarks!" 🙂 🙂 🙂  My several Models 1886, as "granting shelter" grudgingly but each at good prices comparatively, as mechanism appreciated. All in .33 Winchester.  

While to lament some

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June 27, 2022 12:51 am
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…said

steve004 said

Thanks for posting.  Very cool.  So, this is the M1886 .45-90 - you must have been the winning bidder?  

I agree that the trigger looks hand cut.  In fact, I think it is very fortunate there is a

…said

Thanks for posting.  Very cool.  So, this is the M1886 .45-90 - you must have been the winning bidder?  

I agree that the trigger looks hand cut.  In fact, I think it is very fortunate there is a

…for posting.  Very cool.  So, this is the M1886 .45-90 - you must have been the winning bidder?  

I agree that the trigger looks hand cut.  In fact, I think it is very fortunate there is a

…m struggling to remove the mag tube on an 1886 (made in 1894). The hanger pin came out and indicates that there may be a little corrosion hidden inside the hanger. I have tried tapping a brass

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