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4081
$4,600.00

WINCHESTER SECOND MODEL 1873 ROUND BARREL FULL MAGAZINE RIFLE WITH CASE COLOR RECEIVER AND CRESCENT BUTT.

SN 101060. Cal. 38 WCF. 24″ rnd bbl. Full magazine. Blue and case color finish. Receiver is of the stepped variety. Straight grain American walnut stocks with crescent butt. Bbl has 2-line Winchester address rolled in front of rear-sight. “38 WCF” at breech-end. German silver blade front-sight. Semi buckhorn rear-sight. Receiver has dust cover guide-rail attached with a screw. Upper tang is marked Model 1873 without finials. Lower tang has SN stamped behind lever catch. Elevator is stamped “38 CAL”. Lower tang receiver has assembly no. “174” with “CF” in front and “R” to rear. Upper tang mortise shows assembly no. “714”, which is worn but readable. Inside toe of buttplate also shows assembly no. “714” inside of toe of buttplate. CONDITION: Very good. Bbl and magazine tube show 40-50% blue finish blending with a smooth plumb-brown patina and some muzzle wear. Bbl markings are sharp. Bore is frosty with strong rifling. Receiver has a mottled silver-gray patina overall with traces of case color near right rear side in front of trigger. Dust cover shows 50% blue blending with a smooth plumb-brown patina. Loading gate shows a generous amount of fire-blue. Elevator is a mustard-yellow patina with a few scratches and marks. All receiver marks are sharp. Hammer shows traces of case color. Lever is a silver-gray patina with a hint of color near hinge. Stocks are very good, full-sized, and show nearly all of varnish finish with some light scratches and marks overall, some staining at wrist and wear on forend in front of receiver. Buttplate is a mottled gray-brown patina with some roughness at heel. Forend cap is a silver-gray patina with some stains and a hint of case color. A very well preserved example of a Second Model Winchester 1873. Manufactured in 1882. 51087-10 TEP (4,000-6,000) – Lot 4081

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Auction: Firearms - October 2016
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