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*FINE WINCHESTER 3RD MODEL 1873 SADDLE RING CARBINE. SN 549733. Cal. 44 WCF (44-40). Standard grade carbine with 20″ bbl, full magazine, barleycorn front sight and 900 yard carbine ladder rear sight. Left side of receiver has a staple & ring. Lever, hammer & buttplate are color case hardened. Mounted with nicely figured, slab-sawed, uncheckered American walnut with standard carbine forearm, straight stock & carbine buttplate with trap containing an orig 3-pc all steel cleaning rod. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Extremely fine plus. Appears to be new & unfired although it may have been, but if so, very little; bbl & magazine tube retain about 99% strong orig factory blue with a few very fine scratches on the bbl; receiver retains 97-98% crisp orig blue with four small dings on right sideplate and some very minor, light scratches; left side of receiver has a light halo from the saddle ring; lever & hammer retain dark case colors; buttplate retains about all of its orig case colors, brighter on tang & toe, fading elsewhere. Wood is sound with a few very light nicks & scratches on buttstock, a couple of bruises & light gouges on forearm along with some light scratches and overall wood retains about all of its orig finish. Mechanics are crisp, brilliant shiny bore, appears to be unfired, retaining virtually all of its orig finish on bolt & bolt face. 4-44595 JR79 (15,000-25,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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