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win low wall

cdvcdv Member Posts: 52 ✭✭
edited August 2007 in Ask the Experts
looking for the value of a low wall 32 ideal thanks carman


  •[email protected] Member Posts: 3,804
    edited November -1
    You need to talk to Bert H., He's one of the Moderators of the Ask the Experts Forum.....and Low Walls and High Wall Winchesters are His Forte....Be patient....He'll be along shortly...............
  • Bert H.Bert H. Member Posts: 11,280 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    Hello carman,

    The value of your Model 1885 Single Shot rifle highly depends upon these three items;

    (1) Is it 100% factory original (i.e no non-factory modifications)?

    (2) The graded condition... how much of the factory original finish remains on all major parts of the gun (e.g. the barrel, the receiver frame, the stocks, etc.)

    (3) Does it have any factory special order features (e.g. set trigger, target grade sights, deluxe walnut stocks, checkered stocks, pistol grip, shotgun butt, Swiss butt plate, non-standard barrel size or length, etc.).

    Now, with that out of the way, I very much suspect that what you have is a Plain Sporting Rifle with a 26-inch, No. 1 size, octagon barrel, plain trigger, and standard open (sporting) sights.

    If you will provide me with the serial number, I can tell you when it was made (to within a few weeks). If you can post pictures of it, I can answer most of questions I just asked you, and I can quickly give you a value estimate.
  • Spider7115Spider7115 Member, Moderator Posts: 29,705 ******
    edited November -1
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