Object Title

Centrefire lever-action magazine rifle - Winchester Model 1873

Centrefire lever-action magazine rifle - Winchester Model 1873

Date

1879

Object Number

XII.10710

Provenance

Purchased at auction from Christie's, King Street, London, 19 July 1995, lot 154

Physical Description

Standard Winchester 1873 except that it has been cut-away as a factory demonstration to show the action

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 43.25 in (1100 mm), Barrel length: 24 in (610 mm)

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 4216

Calibre

.44 in

Associations

Places America

Notes

It is estimated that about 20 cut-aways of this model were made during its production run.