Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 4000: Antique Special Order Deluxe Winchester Model 1873 Rifle

Auction Date: October 8, 2021

Documented Antique Special Order Deluxe Winchester Model 1873 Lever Action Rifle with Desirable Casehardened Frame and Factory Letter

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,750 - $3,750

Documented Antique Special Order Deluxe Winchester Model 1873 Lever Action Rifle with Desirable Casehardened Frame and Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1873
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 38 WCF
Barrel: 24 inch octagon
Finish: blue/casehardened
Grip:
Stock: walnut
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Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
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.

Description:

Manufactured 1884. Included factory letter lists the rifle in .38 caliber with an octagon barrel, plain trigger, casehardened finish, and a checkered pistol grip stock when received at the warehouse on 9 April 1884 and shipped the next day to order number 11613. The left side of the lower tang is marked "5308XX 38 R", the stock inlet and buttplate are marked "5308". With four-piece cleaning rod.

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