SOLD FOR: $1151
Make: Chaparral Repeating Arms
Serial Number: W760433
Year of Manufacture: 2006-2008
Caliber: .45-60 Winchester
Action Type: Lever Action Rifle w/ Full Length Magazine Tube
Markings: The top of the barrel is marked “CHAPARRAL-REPEATING ARMS / KING’S-IMPROVEMENT-MARCH 29.1866.OCTOBER 16.1860”, “Cal.45-60”, and “P”. The left side of the barrel that is partially covered by the forearm is marked “CHARTER 2000 SHELTON C.T.”. The right side of the lower tang that is protected by the buttstock is marked “W76” and “0745”. The upper tang is marked “MODEL. 1876.”. The lower tang is marked “W760433”.
Barrel Length: 28” Octagonal
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a Lyman globe sight with an interchangeable sight leaf. The rear sight is a flip-up elevator sight that graduates from 2-11 with a V-notch glider. The sight is a fixed V-notch in the down position. The upper tang has one drilled, tapped, and filled hole for mounting a tang sight (not included).
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are two-piece smooth wood with a capped forearm, staring grip, and a crescent steel buttplate. There is a stain on the right side of the buttstock. There is light scuffing on the belly. There are some other scattered light compressions throughout. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP measures approximately 13 1/8” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate, which shows some light oxidation at the heel and toe and thinning to the finish. The stocks rate in about Very Good-Plus overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue & Case Coloring
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is mostly bright and the rifling is sharp. There is scattered faint erosion in the bore.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 95 of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows the case coloring receding on the receiver and has almost gone completely mute on the lever. There are just a couple light nicks and scratches on the barrel and magazine tube. The screw heads range from sharp to lightly tool marked. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Fine condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None.
Our Assessment: This Model 1876 is from Chaparral Repeating Arms, manufactured 2006-2008. This gun features a 28” barrel and is chambered for the .45-60 Winchester cartridge, which is a centerfire rifle cartridge intended for big-game hunting. This is a beautiful lever action rifle that was well cared for by the previous owner. It comes equipped with Lyman sights. Please see our photos and good luck!