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Help identify this old lever action!

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Remstar311, Apr 24, 2011.

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  1. Remstar311

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    Howdy-

    A friend of mine sent me a few pictures of an old gun to see if I could identify it. I have no idea what it is. He is unable to make out any lettering anywhere on the gun. I think that is due to someone attacking it with some sand paper or steel wool.

    Apparently the gun is very heavy. Any help is appreciated.

    Nick


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  2. TOOLMAKER 251

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    1866 winchester.
     
  3. Remstar311

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    Thanks toolmaker.
     
  4. Remstar311

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    Any idea on value?
     
  5. TOOLMAKER 251

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    How much is it worth? big big bucks.
     
  6. Remstar311

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    even though it has hardly any bluing?
     
  7. bluedsteel

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    Usually the receiver on the 1866 is brass (actually a bronze alloy), hence the nickname "Yellowboy". This one is faded or for some reason appears to be some sort of steel/iron alloy...

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  8. TOOLMAKER 251

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    About 3-4 years ago the Cabelas Hamburg, Pa. store had one in similar condition and the price was around $8,000 Is it a 44 rimfire?
     
  9. Remstar311

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    I have no idea.
     
  10. XTerminator

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    That's not a gun. It's a display prop. Seen them before.
     
  11. billyboy07208

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    Put a magnet to the reciever.1866 was called the yellowboy for the brass/bronze frame it sported.is it old nickel finish?
    Also unless it is a dug up gun,it should have some marking somewhere.even still a dug up will retain something.
    from the pictures it looks like an purpose aged replica non firing type.
    Buttplate to buttstock looks screwy too,like replacement wood,in fact the wood condition doesnt support the metal condition.
     
  12. billyboy07208

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    that aint no carbine buttplate neither methinks its a phony too
     
  13. ultramag338

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    It is a prop gun I have one. It is a pot metal type. I believe it is a prop gun.
     
  14. billyboy07208

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    flaydermans has no iron frame 1866 winnies ever.
     
  15. Remstar311

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    Makes sense b/c I don't see a difference between the reciever and barrel as far as color goes. Thanks guys, very interesting.

    Nick
     
  16. TOOLMAKER 251

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    Looking real close it appears to be all zinc die cast. Probably right about a prop gun.
     
  17. TOOLMAKER 251

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    Looks like noblewares sells this gun in either gray finish or brass finish for $199
     
  18. Barry C. Roach

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    Daisy Red Ryder?
     
  19. Shipbuilder

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    1873 Winchester
     
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    looks a lot like this...

    NobleWares replica
     
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