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winchester 1890 value

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by bigdawg100, Dec 14, 2010.

  1. bigdawg100

    bigdawg100 Molalla, Oregon, United States New Member

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    I am trying to get approx value of 2nd edition winchester 1890 serial 51863 in very nice condition all original except looks like rear sight has been upgraded ???
    Thanks for any input

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  2. shlo812

    shlo812 Centralia/Chehalis WA Member

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    I couldn't help you with a value on your gun, but I will say those things are beautiful! I wish I had the funds to buy one. I'll probably end up settling on a Rossi knockoff since they can be had in the $200-$300 range.
     
  3. bigdawg100

    bigdawg100 Molalla, Oregon, United States New Member

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    Shlo812 , Yes it is a very nice gun i received from dad 5 years ago put it away and have not looked at it since till today .. Not sure what i want to do with it but i need to know value before any moves are made ...
     
  4. deadeye

    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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    Is the 1890 a takedown model and if it only has a six diget serial number it is prior to 1907. What caliber is it S,L,LR or WRF?

    Correction all models were takedown after ser. # 15,499.
     
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  5. bigdawg100

    bigdawg100 Molalla, Oregon, United States New Member

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    yes it is a takedown model and says short on top of barrel
     
  6. deadeye

    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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    I corrected my post as all were takedowns after ser.#15,499.

    The books say it is only for Shorts as they were not interchangeable.

    Is it color case hardened or blue?
    Is the stock checkered?
    Is the barell nickel-steel?

    I will try to figure the date out using the serial elswhere.
     
  7. bigdawg100

    bigdawg100 Molalla, Oregon, United States New Member

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    I think case hardened , no checkered , not sure how to tell on barrel ??
     
  8. OcelotZ3

    OcelotZ3 Corvallis Active Member

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  9. bigdawg100

    bigdawg100 Molalla, Oregon, United States New Member

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    Deadeye and OcelotZ3 thank you both for information , I can use all the help i can get LOL