Decorated Winchester 1873 Rifle

S/N 474080, 3rd Model, .44wcf caliber, 24 inch octagon barrels, original barrel sight with no elevator, original front sight, original dust cover, 1894. Stock is incised with standing buffalo and arrows on one side and stylized man in the sun on the other. The carved in line designs along the length of the forearm and butt stock are accented or decorated with spent percussion caps.
CONDITION: Bore has strong rifling with black powder oxidation the length of the bore, metal surfaces are dark brown with areas of surface oxidation, wood is solid and tight.

Lot 111, Brian Lebel's Mesa Auction - January 21, 2017
Sold $3,328