Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 4035: Engraved and Inlaid Winchester Model 1873 Rifle

Auction Date: February 18, 2022

Engraved, Silver Inlaid Winchester Model 1873 Lever Action Rifle with Relief Carved Stock

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750

Engraved, Silver Inlaid Winchester Model 1873 Lever Action Rifle with Relief Carved Stock

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1873
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 38 WCF
Barrel: 24 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 659
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: Slight Darkening - Light to moderate pitting
Rating:

OB - EXCELLENT- all original parts; over 80% original finish; sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal; unmarred wood.

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

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured 1910, subsequently custom embellished. The receiver, top of the dust cover, 4 1/2" of the breech end of the barrel, lower tang and bottom edge of the lever are engraved with floral scroll and punch dot designs. Each side plate has a silver relief deer in a wooded scene. Replacement blade front sight, filled block in the rear sight seat and a short range tang mounted peep sight. The right side of the stock has a relief carved running deer in a wooded scene.

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