Winchester just announced their new Model 1886 Short Rifle. Their new lever-action rifle is chambered in 45-70 Govt goes for $1,269.
The new Model 1886 features a deeply-blued receiver, barrel and lever, along with a matching blued steel end cap and steel crescent buttplate. The stock is Grade 1 walnut with an elegant satin finish. The full-length tubular magazine holds six 45-70 Govt. cartridges.
Each Model 1886 comes with an adjustable rear buckhorn style sight and a gold bead Marble Arms® front sight, giving the rifle a graceful profile. The receiver is also drilled and tapped to accommodate other receiver sights.
The Model 1886 has an overall length of 43 inches and weighs 8 3/8 pounds. The rate of twist in the barrel is 1 in 20 inches.