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Winchester 3rd Model 1873 Rifle

.44-40, 24"octagonal barrel, S/N 206367B (mfg. ca1886). Blued finish, smooth walnut straight-gripped stock with crescent buttplate. Standard Winchester markings, elevation adjustable buckhorn rear sight, dovetailed German silver front sight blade. Butt trap is void of cleaning rods. A solid and attractive Old West period Winchester 73 in the most desirable caliber.

Provenance:From the Collection of Charlie Hinton

Condition:

Very good. Retains some traces of blue in protected areas of the barrel and magazine tube with more blue present on the receiver. The balance with a pleasing plum patina with some scattered surface oxidation. Some pitting on dust cover, clear markings, mechanically functional. Bore mostly bright, moderately frosted and with scattered light pitting along its length. Wood with some wear and scattered bumps and dings.

Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$2,700
05/25/2021

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