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    Unique Atlanta Police Inscribed Winchester Third Model 1873 Lever Action Rifle. Serial no. 331954B, .44 caliber, 24-inch octagonal barrel with dovetailed front sight and elevation rear sight. Blued finish. Left side plate inscribed in italics: 100/Atlanta Police. Case-hardened hammer and lever. Varnished walnut stock and fore-end. Crescent buttplate. Butt with cleaning rod reservoir and containing sectional cleaning rod. Sling mounts. Military leather sling.
    Condition: Fine to excellent. Retaining approximately 75-85% finish with scattered wear and light handling marks present. Fine scratches present on right side of frame. Hammer and lever showing a mottled grey patina with strong traces of case-hardening present. Wood fine to excellent with scattered light handling marks. Buttplate showing age wear and grey patina. Action crisp. Bright bore. Sling fair to good with wear and light verdigris deposits.


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    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    9th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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