3037: Winchester Model 1873 Lever Action .22 Short Rifl
Manufactured in 1888, this Third Model features a blade brass beaded Marble's front and adjustable buckhorn rear sporting sights, full length magazine tube, and dust cover rail integrally machined as part of the receiver. The top barrel flat is stamped with the two line address/King's patent date marking ahead of the rear sight and "22 SHORT" at the breech. The upper tang is stamped "MODEL 1873" and the serial number is marked on the lower tang. Single set trigger, finished blue and mounted with a custom checkered, high gloss varnished forearm with a floral vine with matte background carved on each upper side and straight grip stock with a crescent buttplate.
BBL: 24 inch octagon
Gauge: 22 short
Serial Number: 266129B