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4063
$6,900.00

DESIRABLE WINCHESTER THIRD MODEL 1873 RIFLE IN .22 SHORT CALIBER.

SN 308594B. Cal. 22 SH. 26″ oct bbl. Full magazine. Beach’s combination front-sight. Blue finish. Receiver is of stepped variety. Marbles tang sight. Straight grain American walnut stocks with crescent buttplate. Bbl shows correct 2-line Winchester address rolled in front of rear-sight with cal mark on top flat next to receiver. SN is stamped on lower tang behind lever latch. Tang sight is marked “Marble Gladstone, Mich.”. Accompanied by a Cody Museum Letter dated November 17, 1998 confirming features and showing shipment on January 16, 1890. Order number 8236. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl shows 20% blue finish, that has drifted to a smooth plumb-brown patina, with some scratches and high point wear. Bbl markings are sharp. Bore is frosty with strong rifling. Receiver retains 20-30% bright blue, with the balance turning a smooth plumb-brown patina with some light scratches overall. Dust cover shows 20% blue blending with a plumb-brown patina. Elevator has been polished bright and retains a clear mark. Hammer shows generous traces of case color with sharp checkering. Lever is a smooth gray-brown patina with traces of case color at hinge. SN is sharp. Stocks are very good, full-sized, and show an old coat of varnish over some slight handling marks, especially on forend. Buttplate is a smooth gray-brown patina with some roughness on heel. Forend cap is also a smooth gray-brown patina. 50506-7 TEP (8,000-12,000) – Lot 4063

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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