Winchester 2nd Model 1873 .44-40 SN: 76642

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Winchester 2nd Model 1873 .44-40 SN: 76642
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Special order second model 1873 rifle, inscribed "F.A. Whitehead/1883." on the bottom of the brass carrier. Features 24" 1/2 round - 1/2 octagon barrel, button magazine, buckhorn sights, Vernier tang rear peep sight, straight wrist, finger lever latch, sliding dust cover, "shotgun" type buttplate, single set trigger, sling swivels, fancy figured walnut stock. Bore is very good condition, bright with crisp rifling, some visible light pitting. Barrel retains 40% dark blue, with large patches turning gray on round portion, and along edges of octagon flats. Action & nosecap show mottled gray coloration from mostly faded case color, with evenly distributed light patina. Small area on receiver left side has bare metal scratches showing over moderate pitting. Buttplate is good condition, mottled brownish gray color. Screw slots are generally good. Wood is good condition, solid with visible grain, some light oil staining where wood touches metal, many small dents and scratches throughout. Small dent where tang sight sits on comb. Very good wood to metal fit. Action is smooth. Markings on tang and barrel address are crisp with even depth. Condition is NRA Very Good + *** Antique Firearm ***