Lot #2

Lot 1: Atlanta Police Department Winchester Model 1873 Rifle

Special Order Atlanta Police Department Factory Inscribed Winchester Model 1873 Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: October 4, 2022

Lot 1: Atlanta Police Department Winchester Model 1873 Rifle

Special Order Atlanta Police Department Factory Inscribed Winchester Model 1873 Lever Action Rifle

Auction Date: October 4, 2022

Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,500
Price Realized:

Special Order Atlanta Police Department Factory Inscribed Winchester Model 1873 Lever Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 1873
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 44 WCF
Barrel: 20 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 in 1889, this rifle is one of a group of Model 1873s in 44 caliber purchased by the Atlanta Police Department in the late 1880s. All were factory inscribed "Atlanta Police" with a large number above on the left side plate and were equipped with sling swivels. This particular rifle has the large number "49" above the inscription

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