Lot 443 Detail
Scarce and Exceptional Winchester-Hotchkiss 1883 Third Model Bolt Action Musket with
Bayonet and Scabbard
Serial no. 81779, .45-70 caliber, 28-inch blued barrel with standard military sights.
Two barrel bands. Case-hardened frame, triggerguard and buttplate. Tang marked: Model of
1883. Buttplate marked: 33. Standard varnished walnut stocks. No ramrod. Sling mounts.
Sold together with correct style bayonet with Broad Arrow stamp and numbered 752. Walnut
grips. Steel scabbard with steel belt hook. Pommel marked: SR/3Lein.
Condition: Excellent. Retaining approximately 90-95% finish with
scattered wear to barrel bands and relief edges. Vibrant case-hardening. Wood excellent
with light wear and marks. Excellent bore. Bayonet lug screw missing. Bayonet showing wear
and patina. Scabbard with minor wear and dents.
Note: Reported to have been manufactured in early 1890s but shipped in 1915 to State of
California along with 350 others.
Estimate: $3000 - $4000