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4068
$12,650.00

EXTREMELY RARE AND DESIRABLE WINCHESTER THIRD MODEL 1873 RIFLE WITH 34″ OCTAGON BARREL AND SET TRIGGER.

SN 427828B. Cal. 32 WCF. 34″ oct bbl. Full magazine with 2 hangers. Blue finish. Blade front-sight with ivory bead. Semi buckhorn rear-sight. Receiver is of the stepped variety. Upper tang is marked Model 1873. Lower tang has SN stamped behind lever latch. Elevator has cal mark stamped. Tang sight is not marked. Accompanied by a letter from Cody Records Office dated April 7, 2014, confirming cal, bbl length, and set trigger and showing shipment on December 10, 1892. Order number 11328. 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. Bbl and magazine tube show traces of blue finish overall, blending into a plumb-brown patina with high point wear and a few small dents. Bbl address is sharp. Bore is dark with visible rifling. Receiver is an even plumb-brown patina overall with traces of blue in protected areas. Tang markings are sharp. Dust cover is also a smooth plumb-brown patina. Elevator is a mottled mustard-brown patina. Cal mark is worn but visible. Set trigger functions. Lower tang overhangs receiver very slightly. SN is sharp. Rear-sight is also a plumb-brown patina. Hammer and lever are both an even plumb brown patina overall. Stocks are very good, full-sized, and show handling marks and dents overall. Buttstock has small chip out of toe and some dark oil stands at wrist. Buttplate is a mottled brown patina. Forend cap also is mottled brown patina with traces of blue and some scratching on left side. 50506-26 TEP (6,000-10,000) IVORY – Lot 4068

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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