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4073
$9,775.00

VERY SCARCE WINCHESTER THIRD MODEL 1873 RIFLE IN .22 EXTRA-LONG.

SN 251279B. Cal. 22 EXTRA LONG. 24″ bbl. Receiver is of stepped variety. Blue finish. Straight grain American walnut stocks with crescent butt. Bbl shows 2-line Winchester address with cal mark at breech. Steel blade front-sight. Semi buckhorn rear-sight. Upper tang receiver is marked 1873 with finials. SN is stamped on lower tang behind lever latch. Elevator is marked “22 Cal Ex Long”. Accompanied by a Cody Firearms Museum Letter dated January 12, 1993, confirming features and cal. Showing shipment on February 26, 1889. Order number 2169. CONDITION: Good. Bbl and magazine tube have a deep dark-brown patina with pitting at the muzzle and high point wear. Bbl address has been cleaned so it could be read. Cal mark is clear. Bore is very dark with traces of rifling. Receiver has a dark chocolate brown patina with roughness and scratches overall. Sideplate screw is a replacement. Elevator is also a deep-mustard brown patina with a clear mark and some dents. Tang marks are sharp. Hammer is a dark-brown patina. Checkering is sharp. Lever is also a dark-brown patina. Stocks are good and uncleaned and show numerous handling marks, dents, and stains overall, with a deeper mark in right comb. Buttplate is also dark-brown patina with some pitting on heel. Forend cap is a dark-brown patina. An extremely scarce Winchester Model 1873 rifle that is hard to find in any condition. 50506-12 TEP (5,000-8,000) – Lot 4073

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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