The 1866 Winchester was developed from the Henry and production began in 1866. apx. 170,101 were made. It differs from the Henry, however, by having a loading gate on the side of the action, a wooden forearm and separate tubular magazine. Called the "Yellow Boy" by the Indians, the 1866 is the most deserving of the name, "The Gun That Won The West". The carbine differs from the rifle in barrel and some features.
Buttstock and forearm are made of European walnut/ w satin finish. 3 1/2" drop and 13" trigger pull. The barrel is 32/20, blued 19" tapered round - .860" at breech to .750" at muzzle. Cut rifling .005" deep with 6 lands - .305 and 6 grooves - .311. 1 in 20" twist. Front sight is a 1 piece steel base and blade made as part of upper barrel band. Rear sight is steel, .350 dovetail base, open style, two position leaf. 10 capactiy magazine. Features brass frame & buttplate, single trigger, two barrel bands. Overall length is 38 1/2" and weighs 7 3/4 lbs. Manufactured in Italy/Uberti.
MODERN LONG GUN RULES APPLY (FFL REQUIRED).