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Highly embellished Winchester 1873 44-40 SN 174096

Currency:USD Category:Western Americana Start Price:6,500.00 USD Estimated At:0.00 - 0.00 USD
Highly embellished Winchester 1873 44-40 SN 174096
HELD AT THE DEADWOOD MOUNTAIN GRAND CASINO, HOTEL, EVENT CENTER
1906 DEADWOOD MOUNTAIN GRAND
DEADWOOD, SD. 57732
musket 30" bayonet lug barrel. Features elaborate period gold inlay in fine scrolling vine motif nicely executed to the barrel, receiver, dust cover, rear sight, magazine tube, lever, barrel bands and top of cleaning rod buttplate, matching engraving on lifter block and hammer. Both front and rear walnut stocks are carved in similar motif, heavy applied coat of high gloss, lower left side tang stamped XXXX. Barrel displays a blue to plum color, light visible deep brown patina, some fine scattered pin prick pitting. Stocks remain very good, carving evenly worn smooth, no visible cracks or repairs. Great opportunity to won a handsomely embellished 1873 musket likely made as a special presentation arm. Mfg'd 1884. Action and bore very good, Antique. Est. 12500-25000