UBERTI 1866 WINCHESTER YELLOWBOY 24.25″ RIFLE – 45LC
Uberti 1866 Yellowboy 24.25″ rifle chambered in 45LC. Brass frame, receiver and buttplate. Color case hardened lever. Octagonal barrel. Winchester improved on Henry’s design and in 1866 they introduced Nelson King’s parented spring-steel loading gate as well as a wood forend for added comfort. This rifle design was a welcome and useful addition to both the range and the battlefield. These changed led to the creation of the “Yellowboy” – the earliest version of the quintessential cowboy rifle whose lines and basic functioning survive to this day.