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Browning Model 1886 Limited Edition High Grade 1 of 3000 .45-70 Govt.
This auction is for a Browning Model 1866 Limited Edition High Grade 1 of 3000 .45-70 Govt. This is the Browning Arms, Co. version of the John Browning design of the famous Winchester Model 1886 rifle. Features include a 26” octagon barrel, 8 round full length tubular magazine, blue steel crescent buttplate and open sights with a Buckhorn style rear sight. The High Grade includes the high grade fine line checkered straight walnut stock & forestock, scroll engraved grayed steel receiver with engraved big game scenes, 24CT gold accent Elk & Bison, 24CT gold plated trigger and marked 1 of 3000 on top of the barrel. This rifle is in very good condition. I has been to the range a few times and fired less than 100 rounds. The bore is excellent, it is mechanically like new. There are some dings and bruises on the stock & forestock (see photos). The original factory box and owner’s manual are included. OAL = ~ 44 ½”, LOP = 13” & weight is ~9 lbs. A beautiful 1 of 3000 rifle manufactured in 1986 only.
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PAYMENT & SHIPPING: You are bidding on a Browning Model 1886 Limited Edition High Grade 1 of 3000 .45-70 Govt. rifle in very good condition. We will ship only to a licensed FFL Dealer. Buyer pays shipping which includes packaging, handling & carrier fees. Payment can be Money Order or Cashier’s Check, NO personal/company checks, Credit Cards, Pay-Pal or Gun-Pal. Shipping is by UPS insured (or other method chosen by the shipper) with an estimated cost of approx. $35.00 to $50.00 (to lower 48 states) depending on packaged weight, your address within your ZIP Code and insured value. Know your local laws before bidding, especially if you are a resident of CA, CN, DC, NY, NJ, HI, IL, MA, MD.
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