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2040
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WINCHESTER MODEL 1873 OCTAGON BARREL RIFLE WITH SET TRIGGER AND CRESCENT BUTT.

SN 167367B. Cal. 38WCF. 27″ oct bbl with full magazine. Blue finish. Receiver is of the stepped variety. Single set trigger. Straight grain American walnut stocks with crescent butt. CONDITION: Very good to fine. Bbl and magazine tube have been professionally shortened from the orig 28″ length to 27″. Bbl and magazine show 30-40% blue finish with the balance turning plumb-brown. Markings are sharp. Front sight is missing. Bore is frosty with strong rifling. Receiver shows 50% blue finish with some roughness on the right side plate. Elevator is a mustard-brown patina with sharp marking. Single set trigger functions well. A generous amount of case color is retained on the hammer and lever. Tang markings are sharp. Stocks are very good. Comb of buttstock has been slightly rounded. Stocks show handling markings overall and an old varnish finish. Accompanying this rifle is a Cody Arms Museum Letter showing orig shipment with a 28″ bbl and set trigger. A nice old 73 who’s bbl was shortened during the period of use. 50507-1 TEP (3,500-5,000) – Lot 2040

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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