Antique Winchester 'Third Model' 1873 SRC .44 WCF
This Winchester SRC has the 20” round barrel, full mag, color case hardened hammer and lever, 1873-marked carbine-style adjustable leaf sight graduated from 200 - 900 yards. Barleycorn front sight, bronze cartridge elevator properly marked “44 CAL.”, straight grain walnut stocks with carbine buttplate and trap door. Condition: Metal parts have full coverage of original thinning blue finish that is turning a pleasing plum patina with age. The left side of receiver has a very attractive look with a great saddle ring shadow. Vivid case colors remain on the hammer. Still retaining a high degree of original varnish finish, barrel address is clear, sights are in excellent condition. Action is crisp, bore is bright with sharp rifling and would rate an 9 on a scale of 1-10. Includes a Winchester factory letter of authentication. Collection MS Antique Firearms.