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4071
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WINCHESTER 3RD MODEL 1873 HALF ROUND BARREL RIFLE IN .22 SHORT.

SN 241380B. Cal. 22 SHORT. 24″ half rnd bbl. Full magazine. Blue finish. Receiver is of the stepped variety. Straight grain American walnut stocks with crescent butt. Bbl shows 2-line Winchester address with cal mark at breech. Bbl shows “WP” proof-mark. Marble no. 6 front-sight with ivory bead. Semi buckhorn rear-sight. Upper tang of receiver is marked Model 1873 with finials. Lower tang has SN stamped behind lever latch. WP proof at forward top edge of receiver. Elevator is marked “22 SHORT”. Accompanying this rifle is a Cody Firearms Museum letter July 22, 2011, which calls for an oct bbl rifle in cal 22L, shipped on June 22, 1887. Order number 19773. Letter also shows return for repair, November 18, 1913. Order number 52598. Repairs are not listed. Repairs consist of a bbl and magazine tube change to 22 SHORT cal with sights of that vintage. Lower tang is also a replacement with SNs re-stamped. Elevator is a replacement with proper cal mark. 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 shows 80% blue finish with some muzzle wear and a few dents and scratches overall. Bbl markings are sharp. Magazine tube is a plumb-brown finish with some blue in protected areas, and a few scratches toward the muzzle on right side. Receiver shows blue in protected areas with scratches overall and some heavy erosion on right side. Tang markings are sharp and clear. Elevator is a mustard-brown patina with a sharp mark. Hammer shows minute traces of case color and some staining. Lever is a silver-gray patina overall. Stocks are very good with varnish finish overall and numerous handling marks and dents. Forend is missing a small piece on forward left side. Buttplate shows a generous amount of case color, with some staining and slight roughness. Forend cap is a silver-gray patina. 50506-10 TEP (5,000-8,000) IVORY – Lot 4071

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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