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Winchester 3rd Model Deluxe 1873 Button Magazine Rifle

.44-40,  24" round barrel, S/N 301287B (mfg. ca1889). Blued and color casehardened finish, deluxe checkered pistol gripped stock with crescent buttplate and checkered forend. Standard markings. Button magazine, Lyman tang sight, globe front sight, adjustable buckhorn barrel sight. Butt trap void of cleaning rods. Accompanying Winchester factory letter confirms configuration but does not list tang and globe sights.

Provenance:From the Collection of Charlie Hinton

Condition:

Fine. Retains much of the blue on the barrel which is thinning and blending to plum. Receiver retains much of the vivid case colors with some dulling and fading, most notably on the forward portion which shows some light surface oxidation. Clear markings, mechanically functional, very good bore with scattered oxidation and moderate frosting. Stock with much of the original finish retaining crisp checkering with some light wear and showing some scattered minor bumps and dings with some light surface mars. 

Estimate: $12,500 - $18,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$10,200
05/25/2021

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