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WINCHESTER MODEL 1873 WITH SCARCE SPECIAL ORDER 32 INCH OCTAGON BARREL AND FULL LENGTH MAG TUBE
Scarce rifle features 32 inch full octagon barrel chambered in 32 WCF caliber with a dark bore that needs a good cleaning. Sights include a blade front and a sporting rear with a Marbles folding tang sight. Metal has traces of original finish turning mostly a plum/brown color. Wood has light handling and usage mars with a shotgun style buttplate. Smooth action and correct dust cover. Very scarce gun. The 32 inch barrels have the 2 mag tube hangers. Don't encounter these very often. Late 1880's Winchester.
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Price: $ 5,875.
Rifle Caliber: .32-20 Winchester