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WINCHESTER MODEL 1873 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 294387. Cal. 32 WCF (32-20). Standard grade rifle with 24-1/4″ oct bbl, full magazine, half nickel front sight and semi-buckhorn rear sight. Mounted with uncheckered straight grain American walnut with straight stock & crescent buttplate without trap. Model 73s built in this era (1889) usually saw hard service on the American frontier under adverse conditions with little or no maintenance and are rarely found with high orig finish. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Extremely fine. Bbl & magazine tube retain 98-99% strong orig blue with only very light sharp edge wear; receiver retains 97-98% strong orig blue with sharp edge wear, a couple of small scratches and a spot of pitting on the bottom left front edge; lever & hammer retain most of their orig case colors, moderately to heavily faded; buttplate retains most of its orig case colors, bright on tang, fading on the face. Wood is sound with light scratches and a couple of small bruises and retains most of its orig factory finish showing hand wear at the carry point on the forearm. Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bore. 4-44580 JR74 (7,500-12,500)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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