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February 26, 2022 - 11:29 pm
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Ok here i go. I am hoping this works. This is obviously an 1886. I am hoping to get some opinions on it. It’s a 45-90 round barrel.IMG_1115.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1135.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1134.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1133.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1132.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1131.jpgImage Enlarger

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Ok getting better. more pictures. IMG_1135-1.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1134-1.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1133-1.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1132-1.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1131-1.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1130-1.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1129-1.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1128.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1127.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1126.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1125.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1124.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1123.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1122.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1121.jpgImage Enlarger

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February 26, 2022 - 11:35 pm
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HOOYAA Thanks Bert H. This is great thanks for all your help!!!! 

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February 26, 2022 - 11:38 pm
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Looks like a nice gun that has aged some.  It is common for the case coloring to start to fade and get the grey.  The wood looks nice too.

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Tom Harty said
HOOYAA Thanks Bert H. This is great thanks for all your help!!!!   

Tom,

You are quite welcome, and great to see you have it all figured out.

Bert

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February 27, 2022 - 2:33 am
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Looks like a very nice ’86, with a lot of condition.  In a couple of the photos, it looks like the wood may have been cleaned and possibly sanded.  In another photo you can clearly see that at one time it had a tang sight. 

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 When looking at the picture of the upper tang from the side the wood is lower than the metal. T/R

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February 27, 2022 - 11:59 am
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Anyone care to give me an opinion of value for this? 

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oldcrankyyankee said
Ok getting better. more pictures. IMG_1135-1.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1134-1.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1133-1.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1132-1.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1131-1.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1130-1.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1129-1.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1128.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1127.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1126.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1125.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1124.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1123.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1122.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_1121.jpgImage Enlarger  

Posted these before and was hoping to get some ideas as to what it’s value is?

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March 7, 2022 - 7:11 pm
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I’d be looking to put out about $5000.00 +/- for an ’86 like that in that condition

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I compared this to my 86 which was made a year earlier. The bluing on the hammer, lever. and trigger struck me as too blue on a gun that age (made in 1894). Also look at the buggered hammer screw and the buggered forestock cap screw. I’m a little bit leery. Don

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Thanks Henry, appreciate the response. Don the “bluing you described is case color, just very dark purple/blue. Sorry I don’t profess to be a professional photographer. But thanks for the in put. 

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