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Lot 2040: Winchester Model 1873 Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: February 17, 2022

Antique Winchester Model 1873 Lever Action Rifle with Factory Letter

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,000 - $1,500

Antique Winchester Model 1873 Lever Action Rifle with Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1873
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 32 WCF
Barrel: 23 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
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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 1884. The included factory letter confirms the current configuration (not including the barrel length which has been shortened along with the magazine) as well as receipt at the warehouse on 18 September 1884 and shipment the same day in order number 15156. With Ancestry Guns certificate of authenticity.

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