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Ref.nummer: 2-1030
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WINCHESTER MODEL 1873 RIFLE

Rifle #126XXX. Cal 32-20 WCF. Third Model. Special 26" Octagonal Barrel. About 65% original blue on barrel and magazine, 60% on frame. Buttplate is brown, There is no trap-door provision in the buttplate which is correct, none in cal;22 or 32 did!. Nice traces of colour case on hammer and lever. Has a Globe Beach Combination Front sight (looks like globe ring was originally guilded!), an early rare Lyman "Thick Base" patent Jan;28, 1879 tang sight and a factory rear sight blank. Gun was made in 1883. Total production of 720.609 Model 1873 's. (109.558 in Cal. 32-20 WCF!!) The 32-20 cartridge (introduced in 1882!) was a very effective and desirable caliber that soon established itself as one of the best cartridges ever developed for small and medium size game. Gun comes with a Winchester factory letter! Fine + condition. Cartridges shown for information purposes only.

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