Winchester Model 1873 Lever Action 44-40 Rifle
Category:Antiques / Firearms & Armory
Start Price:475.00 USD
Estimated At:1,200.00 - 1,700.00 USD
1,600.00USDto floor+ (312.00) buyer's premium + taxes, fees, etc...
SOLD at 2011 Sep 10 @ 10:22UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Manufactured in 1882, this particular example is a Third Model with the distinctive integral dust cover rail. German silver blade front and buckhorn rear sights, with the two line address/patent date marking ahead of rear sight and "MODEL 1873" on upper tang. The brass cartridge elevator is marked "P. / AP" and "P". Smooth forearm and straight grip stock with iron end cap and crescent buttplate.
BBL: 24 inch round
Gauge: 44 WCF
Serial Number: 102715A
Condition: Good. The rifle has a mottled brown patina with a gray patina on the rear section of the barrel. There are some isolated areas of minor spotting. The period revarnished wood is also good with exception of a few hairline cracks on the forearm and some minor handling marks. Mechanically fine.