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Lot 510: Three-Digit U.S. Navy Winchester 1879 First Hotchkiss Rifle

Auction Date: October 6, 2021

Three-Digit Serial Number U.S. Navy Winchester Model 1879 First Model Hotchkiss Bolt Action Rifle

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,100 - $1,700

Three-Digit Serial Number U.S. Navy Winchester Model 1879 First Model Hotchkiss Bolt Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: Hotchkiss
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 45-70 Government
Barrel: 28 3/4 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 284
Item Interest: Very 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.

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured in 1879, first year of production. Includes reproduction leather sling.

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