W3073 WINCHESTER 1ST MODEL 1873 RIFLE; 44 WCF caliber. 28 inch octagon barrel with a full length magazine tube. Sights include a blade front and sporting rear. Good bore. Crisp tight action. Gun features a set trigger that is missing the adjusting screw. All metal surfaces are a mottled gray/brown patina. Buttstock has some light carving on one side as well as some light handling mars. Also features a 14 inch LOP. Comes with a Factory Letter and is mentioned by serial number and most likely pictured in the Jim Gordon 1873 book. Early Winchester in the 3600 serial range.
ANTIQUE $ 6,795.