Manufactured in 1899 as a third model with the integral dust cover guide rail and dust cover with serrated grasping grooves on the tail. Carbine sights and stock, barrel with the two-line address/patent dates information and "44 WCF," cartridge elevator marked "44 CAL," saddle ring on the left side of the frame, model designation on the upper tang, serial number on lower tang and trapdoor buttplate (cleaning rod not included).
Fine, retaining 40% plus original blue finish with the balance mostly a mottled brown patina and a few patches of pitting. 75% of the original nitre blue remains on the loading gate. 30% original case colors remain on the hammer and lever. The reoiled wood is also fine with minor dings and scratches. Mechanically excellent.
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