Model 1866 No. 16114

Winchester 1866 Second Model Henry-Marked Nimschke Engraved Rifle .44 Henry RF s/n 16114 mfg 1868 – 24” octagon barrel; full mag; beautiful and masterfully executed engraving appears to be the work of Louis D. Nimschke or his NY shop on the receiver, forend cap and buttplate with traces of old silver plating; correct early second model "pinched" forend cap sling swivel mount; correct early s/n location inside lower tang; 900 yard retaining screw folding leaf rear sight; sporting front sight; uncheckered 1x (or "extra finish") walnut stocks with correct factory-installed sling swivels. Barrel and magazine retain a high degree of original blue finish with a plum patina mixing in; stocks retain have been cleaned and retain an oil finish; receiver has sharp edges; action is crisp; bore is bright, shiny and retains good rifling and is considered an 8 on a scale of 1 to 10; s/n marking "16114" is correctly stamped on the left side of the lower tang under the stock, on the inside toe of the crescent buttplate, and on the stock's upper inletting channel.

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