Massachusetts Arms Co. Maynard Rifle, Model 1882, 40-70 Maynard ...
Item # 4087
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Currently US $750 First bid $750
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Started 2020-07-30 00:00:00
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Massachusetts Arms Co. Maynard Rifle, Model 1882, 40-70 Maynard Cal., MFG. Antique SN: 13548, Lever Single Break Rifle, 26'' Part octagon barrel. First & second model carbines were used extensively by confederate troops during the Civil War. Massachusetts Arms Company sold this 1882 rifle in the 1880s & 90s as an ''''Improved Sporting Model''''. Mounted with beautiful AAA highly figured walnut stocks with a silver medallion inlayed into the bottom comb & matching Schnabel forearm. The forearm has a tight crack repair on the right side rear of the forearm. The stocks have been lightly sanded & refinished, likely at time of forearm repair. Stocks carry few handling marks. The barrel is blued retaining 85%. The receiver & lever are case-hardened with case-colors faded silver. Mounted with a very rare Maynard adjustable tang peep sight. The original rear sight dovetail on the octagon portion of the barrel has been filled with a blank & a newer rear sight fills a dovetail that has been cut 7'''' forward on the round barrel portion. The front sight appears original. The left side of the receiver has the four line Maynard patent dates marking followed by ''''1873'''' & the right side has the three line Mass. Arms address stamped above ''''1882''''. The lower tang has the serial number ''''13548''''. Fitted with the original crescent metal buttplate. Bore is excellent. A rare old target rifle.* No FFL Req. - Value: 1500 to 3000



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Massachusetts Arms Co. Maynard Rifle, Model 1882, 40-70 Maynard ...
Item # 4087
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