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Lot 45: Winchester 1873 Carbine 44 WCF

Auction Date: February 16, 2017

Rare Antique Winchester Model 1873 Trapper Lever Action Carbine with Factory Letter

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,250 - $3,500

Rare Antique Winchester Model 1873 Trapper Lever Action Carbine with Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1873
Type: Carbine
Gauge: 44 WCF
Barrel: 16 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
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Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 10
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.

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

Description:

This carbine received its serial number on July 19, 1888, was received in the warehouse on August 3, and shipped as part of order 9610 on August 4 with a 16" barrel. Only 325 short carbines in .44-40 were manufactured. Those under 16" were apparently most popular.

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