July 13-15, 2021 Collectible Firearms & Militaria
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Winchester First Model lever action rifle built by Winchester Repeating Arms Company in 1873 with serial number of "719". 28" full octagon barrel with Winchester Address and King's Improvement markings with sheared blade front sight and graduated flip rear sight. Blued first model frame with Thumbprint dust cover, plain trigger and full blued magazine tube. Madis lists that 1 of 600 rifles had a longer than standard barrel. Walnut plain stock with steel trapdoor buttplate and factory sling swivel. Walnut plain forearm with blued nosecap and factory sling swivel. CONDITION: Overall metal has turned brown with light surface corrosion. Lever is bent with dust cover screw missing and lever catch missing. Functions by hand with dark pitted bore. DLM
Name
Value
Accessories
Barrel Length
28"
Caliber/Bore
.44-40
Drop at Comb
Drop at Heel
FFL Status
Antique
Length of Pull
Manufacturer
Winchester
Model
1873
Paperwork
Consinger Notes
Serial Number
719
(A) WINCHESTER MODEL 1873 .44-40 LEVER ACTION RIFLE WITH 28" BARREL
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $2,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $2,952.00
Estimate: $4,000 - $7,000
Number Bids: 4
Auction closed on Thursday, July 15, 2021.
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