August 11, 12, & 13, 2020 Field & Range Firearms
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Manufactured 1892. Winchester Repeating Arms, New Haven, Connecticut, this Model 1873 deluxe rifle has blued half round half octagon rifled barrel with blade front sight, Buckhorn style rear adjustable sight and 1/2 magazine. Casehardened frame with serrated dust cover and plain trigger. Walnut highly figured checkered pistol grip stock, ebony grip inlay and checkered forearm. Crescent buttplate with sliding door for cleaning rod (missing rod). Comes with Cody letter verifying all options. CONDITION: Good as found. Rifle is an even brown patina with light pitting overall from use. The wood stocks have remnants of the original varnish with the checkering being worn but intact. The action operates properly. The dust cover has been peened to remain tight during operation at an earlier period. This rifle is untouched and in attic condition. A rather unique rifle remaining functional and original ,just used and exposed to the elements from its long life. If it could only speak it would have a long trail of yarns. tdw.
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
24"
Caliber/Bore
.44-40
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Winchester
Model
1873
Paperwork
Factory Letter
Serial Number
432412
(A) WINCHESTER 1873 .44-40 LEVER ACTION DELUXE RIFLE.
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $1,500.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $4,305.00
Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000
Number Bids: 10
Auction closed on Thursday, August 13, 2020.
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