Project Description

!!!!!SOLD!!!!!  This is a  1/4 scale 1866 Winchester Saddle Ring Carbine made by Fred Thacker of El Paso, Texas back in the late 1950’s to 1960’s. 9 7/8″ long overall with a 5″ round barrel of about .010 caliber. Full magazine, straight grip stock, crescent buttplate. Yellow brass frame, sideplates, cartridge lifter, and buttplate, the balance of the parts blued steel. Typical 66 carbine flip adjustable rear sight and twist lever lock. Knurled hammer spur. Straight grain American walnut buttstock and forearm. The steel parts a bright shiny charcoal “blue” blue.  The brass with a very old dark aged patina. The receiver and sideplates are nicely engraved with scroll on the right side & scroll with a typical Mexican eagle with snake on cactus panel on the left side.  There is a very small hairline crack on the left side of the buttstock just behind the frame. These are only partially functional.  The lever cocks the hammer, and the trigger releases the hammer, but the cartridge lifter, magazine, and loading gate are not functional.  Excellent condition showing about 95% original blue with some thinning blue in areas, some minor handling marks on the wood, and the above mentioned stock crack.  Stock # PP-02.  !!!!!SOLD!!!!!  To GM in Australia