"MODEL 1873 STANDARD RIFLE. SN 228784B. Cal. 44-40. 24" oct bbl with full magazine. Half nickel front sight with serrated side V notch sporting rear. Mounted with uncheckered straight grain American walnut with straight grip and crescent butt. CONDITION: Fine, bbl and magazine tube retain 95% orig blue with slight edge wear, normal muzzle wear and spotted throughout with normal storage rash. Receiver retains 90-95% orig blue with spotty flaking covering both sides. Small amount of sharp edge wear but overall very strong. Hammer retains nearly all of its orig case color with lever strong on the sides and patina over the bottom. Buttplate shows some visible case colors mixed with spotty patina. Forend cap retains 85-90% vivid blue. Wood is sound with normal minor nicks and scratches with a pleasing smooth hand-rubbed finish. Mechanics are crisp, bore is bright with a smattering of light pitting. 4-31797 BDT19 (9,000-12,000)"
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