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4072
$4,025.00

VERY FINE WINCHESTER MODEL 1873 ROUND BARREL RIFLE WITH CRESCENT BUTT.

SN 445635B. Cal. 22 LONG. 24″ rnd bbl. Full magazine. Blue finish. Nicely figured American walnut stocks with crescent butt. Bbl shows 2-line Winchester address with cal mark at breech-end. Rocky mountain blade front-sight. Semi buckhorn rear-sight. Receiver is of the stepped variety. Upper tang is marked “Model 1873” with finials. Lower tang has SN stamped behind lever latch. Elevator has cal. mark. Lower tang has assembly no. “1157” stamped on left side. Right front face of stock is stamped “8”. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbl retains 80% blue finish that has turned somewhat brown towards the muzzle end. Bbl has muzzle wear and a few scratches on top. Bbl markings are sharp. Bore is dirty with visible rifling. Magazine tube is a smooth plumb-brown patina, with traces of blue toward muzzle and some light scratches. Receiver retains 60-70% blue finish, that is drifting to a plumb-brown. Slight scratches overall. Dust cover shows 20% blue with balance a silver-gray patina. Hammer retains a considerable amount of case color finish that is vivid on front face. Lever is a smooth gray-brown patina with generous traces of case color especially near hinge. Stocks are very good, slightly under-sized, and show some light handling marks under a re-varnished finish. There are a few small chips missing on forend. Buttplate shows 20% case color with the balance a silver-gray patina, with a few scratch marks. Forend cap is a gray-brown patina overall. 50506-11 TEP (5,000-8,000) – Lot 4072

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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