"MODEL 1873 LEVER ACTION MUSKET. SN 569860B. Cal. 44WCF. Usual 30" rnd bbl and 9/10 magazine tube. Square base front sight with Winchester musket ladder style rear sight. Nearly full length musket style forend retained by three bbl bands and mounted with straight grain uncheckered American walnut straight grip stock with carbine buttplate with trapdoor. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbl retains 98% orig blue with a few light storage and handling marks. All of the bbl bands retain 90% plus orig blue with factory mounted swivel on the middle band. Receiver retains 97-98% orig blue with only the very slightest sharp edge wear, a few minor handling marks and a small amount of flaking over the chamber area. Lever and hammer retain virtually all of its case colors. Buttplate has full coverage case color that is somewhat faded. Stocks are sound with the normal amount of slight dings and dents and some finish wear in the wrist area. Buttstock is mounted with proper sling swivel to correspond with middle bbl band. Mechanics are crisp and bore is bright and shiny as this musket has seen little to no use. 4-31674 BDT23 (5,000-7,500)"
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