Martially Marked Winchester Model 1885 Low Wall Winder Musket, c. 1919, serial number 136785, walnut stock with steel fittings, rear of receiver marked with a US over an ordnance bomb, receiver tank marked TRADE MARK/WINCHESTER with patent dates, barrel marked 22 SHORT with MANUFACTURED BY THE WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO./NEW HAVEN CONN. U.S.A. PATENTED OCTOBER 7. 1879., with leather sling, barrel lg. 28, overall lg. 43 3/4 in.
Stock has a few dings and nicks, barrel and lever retain some blueing, receiver is light plum colored.
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