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2024
$2,530.00

WINCHESTER THIRD MODEL 1873 RIFLE WITH BEACH’S IVORY BEAD COMBINATION FRONT SIGHT.

SN 206661B. Cal. .22 Short. 24″ rnd bbl, full mag, stepped receiver, blue finish, straight grained American walnut stocks with steel shotgun buttplate. Special Note: This item(s) contains plant or animal properties that may be covered by the Endangered Species Act (ESA). We have taken care to ensure that this item(s) meets the standard for sale under the ESA. However, certain states and other countries have laws that are more restrictive than the ESA. It is the bidder’s responsibility to ensure that it is lawful to purchase or transport this item(s) into their state, and to obtain the necessary import and export approvals. Delay or failure to obtain any such permit or approval does not relieve the buyer of paying for the item(s) and consummating the purchase. CONDITION: Very good to fine. Bbl and mag tube show a smooth plum/brown patina overall with considerable blue remaining in protected areas. Sights are very good. Bbl markings are sharp. Bore is frosty with sharp rifling. Receiver retains 50-60% bright blue finish drifting into a pleasing plum/brown patina. Elevator is a mottled mustard patina with sharp cal mark. Tang markings are sharp and clear. Hammer and lever are a silver/gray patina with strong hints of case color overall. Dust cover retains 50% orig blue. Stocks are very good, full sized, and retain most of the varnish finish with minuscule handling marks overall. Buttplate retains 20% blue with wear on heel and toe. Forend cap is a plum/brown patina with traces of blue. A very nice example of a Winchester ’73 rifle in a hard to find cal. 51379-20 TEP (2,500-3,500) ESA – Lot 2024

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Auction: Firearms - April 2017
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