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    Scarce Winchester First Model 1873 Lever Action Rifle. Serial no. 14574, .44-40 caliber, 28-inch octagonal barrel with Rocky Mountain front sight and sporting elevation rear sight. Thumbprint dust cover with cross-hatched thumbprint oval. Nickel-plated receiver. Case-hardened hammer. Tang-mounted aftermarket flip-up Lyman peep sight. Adjustable trigger. Checkered deluxe burl walnut stock and fore-end. Cleaning rod reservoir in butt, containing sectional cleaning rod.

    Condition: Good. Barrel showing dark age patina and scattered light pitting. Receiver retaining approximately 30-40% finish mixed with brown patina with flaking and pitting present. Hammer retaining traces of silvered case-hardening. Lever and buttplate with dark patina, wear and pitting. Wood with period wear and bruises. Action good. Bore pitted and dark.

    From the estate of Houston collector Brent Burg. To view the other lots from this collection, click here.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2012
    10th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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