Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 6: Two Winchester Model 1873 Carbines

Auction Date: July 16, 2011

Two Winchester Model 1873 Carbines

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,500

A) Winchester Model 1873 3rd Model Lever Action Saddle Ring Carbine with Cody Letter

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1873
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 38
Barrel: 20 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 658
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 6
Class: Antique
Rating:

OC - FINE- all original parts; over 30% original finish, sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal and wood; minor marks in wood.

NPRF - NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Accompanying Cody letter verifies serial number 152930 as a 38 caliber carbine received in the warehouse June 25, 1884 and shipped the next day.

Rating Definition:

Older Condition Rating (1930's or older) FINE NON-PROFESSIONALLY REFINISHED/COLD BLUE, ETC. WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN



B) Winchester Model 1873 Lever Action Saddle Ring Carbine

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1873
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 44 WCF
Barrel: 20 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 658
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 6
Class: Antique
Rating:

OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

2nd Model manufactured in 1879. Ill-fitting buttplate missing compartment door.

Rating Definition:

Older Condition Rating (1930's or older) GOOD-WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN



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