W153 SECOND MODEL WINCHESTER 1873 RIFLE; 44 WCF caliber with 24 inch octagon barrel, full length mag tube and crescent buttplate. This Second Model also has a set trigger that works. 71k serial range. Barrel still retains about 50% thinning original blue. Nice smooth metal with clean markings. Original German silver front sight. Rear sight is an original sporting sight with a later sight elevator. Bore has visible rifling with typical light roughness. Receiver has a worn appearance but does still retain some blue. The balance is an aged patina. Traces of case color on the hammer. The wood is in good condition. Good fitting. It does have some “Cowboy” stock engraving done that gives it some “Western” flair. Complete with original dust cover. A decent looking old 1873!
ANTIQUE $ 3,500.