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Auction Date: September 10, 2017

Lot 3055: Winchester Model 1873 Lever Action Rifle

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Winchester Model 1873 Lever Action Rifle
Estimated Price: $2,250 - $3,500
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Serial #Winchester Model 1873 Lever Action Rifle ManufacturerWinchester Model1873
TypeRifle Gauge32 WCF Catalog Page46
Barrel24 Inch Octagon FinishBlue Grip
Stockwalnut ClassAntique RatingSee Condition
DescriptionManufactured in 1889 as a third model. The rifle has dovetailed front and elevation adjustable rear sights, dust cover with rear serrations and smooth straight grip stock featuring a crescent buttplate. The top barrel flat is marked with the two-line address/patent marking ahead of the rear sight and "32 W.C.F." at the breech. The upper tang is marked "MODEL 1873," and the brass cartridge elevator is marked "32 CAL."

ConditionFine. The rifle retains 60% original blue finish with the balance a smooth brown-gray patina. There are extensive patches of moderate pitting present, mostly on the right rear side of receiver. The wood is fine with scattered minor pressure dents and scratches. Mechanically excellent.
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