Winchester ~ 1873 Atlanta Police ~ .44-40 WCF ~ Antique
Guns International #: 101485333 Seller's Inventory #: 2905832
Category: Winchester Rifles - Model 1873 - Winchester Rifles - Antique Lever
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Seller: Cabelas Owatonna
Company: Bass Pro - Cabelas
Member Since: 3/19/07
Country: United States
Phone: (507) 444-5131
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
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Manufactured in 1889 as a Third Model with dust cover rail integral to the receiver and dust cover with serrations at the rear. This rifle was part of a shipment containing 124 other Model 1873 rifles for the Atlanta Police Department. It has the standard two-line address/patent and caliber markings on the top barrel flat, model designation on the upper tang, caliber marking on the bottom of the cartridge elevator, and the special order "2/Atlanta Police" engraving on the left side of the receiver. This special order inscription has shown up on the factory letters of previous Atlanta Police contract Model 1873 rifles. Mounted with a smooth forearm and straight grip stock with special order sling swivels, attached leather sling, and a trapdoor crescent buttplate containing a four-piece cleaning rod. This fine rifle is an Antique and can in most cases be sent directly to your home address. Please check with State and local law. .44-40 Winchester
Chambers: Lever action repeater.
Metal Condition: "Fine, retains very strong original blue finish with the balance mostly a smooth grey patina, a cleaned and browned area visible on top of the receiver ring at the breech, and the magazine also browned.
Wood Condition: The refinished wood is very good with a few scattered minor dings and scratches and most of the reapplied varnish. Mechanically excellent.
Bore Condition: Bright and shiny.
Barrels: 24 Inch octagon with sights.
12 5/8 inch LOP.
Fore End: Very nice straight grain walnut with a steel cap with sling mount.
Butt Pad: Crescent butt plate with a trapdoor and 4 piece cleaning rod.
Weight: 9 lbs. 3 Oz.
Sights: Adjustable buckhorn rear with an elevator and a German silver front blade.
Item Location: Owatonna, MN