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RARE SPECIAL ORDER WINCHESTER MODEL 1873 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 334836. Cal. 38 WCF (38-40). Standard grade ’73 rifle with extremely rare special order 36″ oct bbl with full magazine, two magazine bands, half nickel front sight and semi-buckhorn rear sight. Mounted with uncheckered straight grain American walnut with straight stock & crescent buttplate with trap. Receiver has sgl-set trigger. Accompanied by a Cody Firearms Museum letter identifying this rifle, as found, with set trigger, received in warehouse Oct. 7, 1890 and shipped next day to Order #19076. This rifle is equipped with the longest bbl offered by Winchester. They are extremely rare and seldom encountered in any condition. PROVENANCE: Wes Adams Estate Collection. CONDITION: Good to very good. No orig finish remains being an overall dark plummy brown attic patina showing sharp edge wear and a couple of dents in the magazine tube; Wood is sound with nicks, dings & scratches and overall retains a dark hand worn patina; Mechanics are fine, bright shiny bore with a few scattered spots of light pitting. 4-44584 JR75 (4,000-7,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2012
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