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…here...I wonder if the Winchester records at Cody are in database form.  In other words, would they be able to do a search of the Model 1876 records for rifles with the features you know that letter?  All .40-60 rifles with chequered stock with pistol grip (only 268), 30 inch octagon

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June 7, 2022 2:52 pm
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…purchased this 3rd model 1876 sporting rifle over 20 years ago.  It had been really abused. The lower tang including the serial number had been broken off at the set trigger and

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June 6, 2022 10:06 pm
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…noticed the same thing.  The sight on the far left has an elevator that was exclusive to the model 1876 .50 Express caliber.  It has been my observation that these elevators only, have markings starting on the highest position  3, 2 1/2, 2, and 1 1/2…

…the only elevators I have seen that have a "V" notch in the highest position.  I have never seen this particular sight on anything other that the 1876 model in .50 Express caliber.   Having said that, this does not mean that this is the only correct sight for the 1876 in .50 Express.  I have had…

…several that lettered with the later 3 leaf Express sight and a few others with the standard long leaf rear sight, marked 1876.  Very nice selection of sights Bill and great to see you in the Springs.  

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May 31, 2022 11:53 pm
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…my own modest collection I pulled out four sporting rear sights that would have been common on 1873, 1876, single shot, 1886 and 1892 sporting rifles.  Not sure about later models.  I think some of the later 1866 rifles used the sporting rear sight as

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May 31, 2022 6:47 pm
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…have purchased two barrels from  Winchester barrels.com .Both were for 1876 rifles  , the first was 24" HRHO 50-95 Cal. the barrel arrived a couple months later than expected , I may add here when ordering a custom anything

… I remember when Tom Selleck was buying 1876's at Las Vegas for one of his movies. He was with George Madias, he told me they needed 4 guns, one was for close-ups, one to throw off the wagon,

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May 22, 2022 5:56 pm
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… I had to remove magazine from my 1876 45-75 Winchester which enabled me to see nos. on barrel bottom. My letter says received in warehouse Sept 13, 1878. On the one flat under forearm

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May 17, 2022 10:10 pm
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…were out there and could have been mine, what flashes to mind:

Winchester M1886 SRC .33 WCF

Winchester M1886 rifle, .50-105

Winchester M1876 rifle, .45-75 ("high velocity" - lettered this way).

Winchester M71 in .45-70 and .33 WCF

Winchester Single-Shot in .500 and .577

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May 15, 2022 1:31 pm
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…were out there and could have been mine, what flashes to mind:

Winchester M1886 SRC .33 WCF

Winchester M1886 rifle, .50-105

Winchester M1876 rifle, .45-75 ("high velocity" - lettered this way).

Winchester M71 in .45-70 and .33 WCF

Winchester Single-Shot in .500 and .577

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May 14, 2022 1:33 pm
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…that 1878 catalog was released the only cartridge available for the Model 1876 was .45-75.  The Winchester Express (.50-95) and .45-60 were introduced in 1879.

Also, as has been previously discussed, the 45-100…

…the exact date.  I have a September 1882 catalog that still has the 44-100 reference.  The April 1886 catalog just shows caliber as .45 for the 1876.  Then at the bottom near the price list it says "This model can be furnished adapted to Central Fire Cartridges .45-75, .45-60, or .40-60." 

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May 7, 2022 5:34 pm
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…Tim,

thank you for your answer,

I had already read about that "single shot" proposition for the model 1876 (probably here to be honest ), but after digging a bit further, one of my friend may have found the solution on another page of the same catalog:

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May 7, 2022 2:26 pm
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…loaded round out of the rifle if it was not fired as the length exceeds the length of the opening for the elevator, etc.  Look in the book on the 1876 by Herb Houze and he has a drawing of the subject cartridge with a short discussion.  The subject cartridge was not loaded very long.  I suspect it

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May 7, 2022 12:34 pm
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in a discussion about 1876 rifles, somebody posted a copy of the 1878 catalog presenting the model 76.

It is presented as shooting a 45-100 cartridge, wen I thought the 2

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May 7, 2022 11:19 am
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…Don,

I have owned two rifles that have this sight.  Both are 1876 Express rifles.  I don't have any stellar knowledge on how to avoid breaking the leaves.  I get fingernails of both hands under the leaf on each

…even possibly the 2nd Model Molds. I think the 1874 Tool being found in 45 Colt speaks to this possibility.  They first cataloged 45 Colt in the 1876 Catalog. The 1874 cartridge board, also known as the Rimfire board, has the rimfire version of the 45 Colt on it. The next board made the 1879

…15 and 16 inch barrel lengths - and this is just a small selection of what was in there.  Back to the topic, in that catalog there was also a Model 1876 .50-95 that really caught my eye.  A very special, very high condition deluxe rifle with numerous special order features including engraved forend

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April 21, 2022 6:30 pm
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…is 1876 39930, received and shipped April 29, 1884.  Square pattern matting.

 

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April 20, 2022 3:40 pm
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… Herbert Houze's book lists 204 matted barrels 1876's.

  John Madl 1886 search list 206 matted barrels 1886's.

  Bob's survey of 19,300 1873's list 27 matted barrels.

  The 1894 survey of s/n

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April 19, 2022 12:45 am
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…would be a fair asking price 1876 in 45-60 with octagon barrel, bullet maker and Cody museum letter verifying factory configuration. The rifle came into my possession by the last

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April 17, 2022 5:20 pm
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…-100-450 (yep the rare one).  one of 350, takedown, 1/2 octagon, sgbp, super nice shape.  1 of 1 bascially with those options perfect bore.

1876 Rare Stuff, Deluxe and Heavy Barrell, long barrel stuff also.

1894 Pistol Grip SRC

1886 Cheekpiece Gun Deluxe

Know what they are worth and

…is an interesting dealer of guns in the frontier...

The rifles are: 

Winchester Low wall in 22 long

Winchester a886 in 40-65

Winchester 1876 in 45-75

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April 12, 2022 4:31 pm
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…m always open to being proven wrong.  

Seems were getting dangerous close to a previous topic of the special .45-90 round that was made for the M1876 Winchester.  That topic was a great example of why I like to come here.  

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April 9, 2022 11:37 pm
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…anyone on this forum end up with this fine Winchester Model 1876 rifle?

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April 7, 2022 4:09 pm
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…a CFM member I’d do an inquiry if I was interested in the rifle. Wouldn’t hurt to take a fresh look at the records. OTOH it seems 1873 (and maybe 1876) side plates were popular engraving mediums.

 

Mike

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March 31, 2022 8:48 pm
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…asking about the floret motifs on the buttstock.  There is another aspect of this rifle that caught my attention.  It is a wonderful special order M1876 in .50-95 with a 22 inch matted round barrel, fancy straight grip checkered wood, short rifle forearm, shotgun butt, half magazine, interesting

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March 27, 2022 2:30 pm
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…Merz sold this 1876 1 of 1000 a while back.  I have no idea what the roof is for these.  It's fun to dream.

https://www.merzantiques.com/model-1876/page/2/

…side of the stock in the same location and I’m wondering if it’s being used to disguise a pin, especially since the description states this Model 1876 rifle has a crack at the wrist that has been repaired.

So, thoughts?  It seems unlikely to be a decorative element added at the time of

…side of the stock in the same location and I’m wondering if it’s being used to disguise a pin, especially since the description states this Model 1876 rifle has a crack at the wrist that has been repaired.

So, thoughts?  It seems unlikely to be a decorative element added at the time of

…saw this Winchester and had to get it. How often do you see a 1876 in 50 express?

Anyhow, I got it and since I already have a 50 Express in a Colt Lightning, I was able to shoot the 1876. I did shoot it and it

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March 22, 2022 6:27 pm
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…rifle has an extra length barrel.  Most (but not all) of these had a set trigger. 

I think "special order" is a collector term.

Here is an 1876 that has similar features to yours.

SN 37364

Type: Rifle

Caliber: 45/60

Barrel Type: 1/2 Octagon

Barrel Length: 30 inches

Trigger:

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