Winchester Model 1873 Lever Action Rifle

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Winchester Model 1873 Lever Action Rifle
Manufactured in 1892, this Third Model 1873 lever action rifle has the distinctive integral dust cover rail machined to the top of the receiver. German blade front sight and buckhorn rear sight, with full length magazine. The top barrel flat is marked with the two line address/patent date marking with "32 W.C.F" at the breech. The serial number appears on the lower tang and "MODEL 1873" is on the upper tang, with "32 CAL." on the brass cartridge elevator. Smooth walnut forearm and straight grip stock with forend cap and crescent buttplate.
BBL: 24 inch octagon
Stock: walnut
Gauge: 32 WCF
Finish: blue
Serial Number: 419826B

Very good. Overall the rifle has a smooth brown patina with a mottled brown patina on the magazine tube. There is some minor spotting, with some minor dings on the receiver. The oiled wood is also very good with some minor dings and scratches and some chipping along the grain. Mechanically fine.