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.
Late production Henry rifle, Cal. 44 Henry RF.
Original 24" oct bbl, nickel silver blade front sight and folding ladder rear sight with elevator bar. Barrel has a good amount of dark brown patina. Very good bore for a Henry rifle. Receiver and buttplate are in very good condition. Small "W" inspection mark used by Oliver Winchester is locasted on the lower tang behind the lever latch. The famous "Henry Bump" is very slightle visible. Sling swivel on the stock and sling loop on barrel are standard features of the late production Henry rifles. Wood is in very good condition with just minor handling dings. Sold.!