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CONDITION: Excellent plus, retaining 98% plus bright original blue finish. 95% original nitre blue remains on the loading gate. 98% plus vivid original case colors remain on the hammer and lever. 95% original case colors remain on the buttplate. The wood is also excellent with some minor handling marks and nearly all original varnish remaining. Mechanically excellent. Impossible to improve upon, an ideal invest quality example of the American Icon, Winchester Model 1873, “The gun that won the west”. Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000

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