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    Winchester Third Model 1873 Lever Action Rifle Belonging to Amos Buck, Volunteer in the Battle of Big Hole, Montana, August 9th & 10th, 1877, Against the Nez Perce Indians, Sold together with Winchester Factory Letter.
    Serial no. 197996B, .44-40 caliber, 28-inch octagonal barrel with dovetailed front sight and semi-buckhorn rear elevation sight. Case-hardened hammer and lever. Oil-finished walnut buttstock and fore-end. Crescent butt. Cleaning rod reservoir in butt with sliding brass door. No cleaning rod present.
    Condition: Fair. Metal with mottled grey-brown finish with slight traces of blue in protected areas of frame. Minor surface rust spotting on barrel and magazine. Wood with age wear and scattered bruises and blemishes. Action good. Bore dark and needing cleaning.


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    December, 2012
    9th Sunday
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