W384 FRENCH RETAILER MARKED NICKEL WINCHESTER 1866 SRC; 44 RF caliber. Blued barrel and mag tube with nickel receiver, hammer lever and butt plate. The top of the receiver is marked with the French retailer mark “Gunther & Cie Frt Strasbourg, 46 Paris”. Barrel has thinning original blue. Bore is a little rough with very light rifling. The nickel is about 80% present on the rest of the gun. It is possibly period, or dealer applied nickel. The wood is near excellent. Sharp markings and a crisp action. A good looking SRC with a rifle style butt plate. Made in 1870.
ANTIQUE $ 11,500.