USA – -(Ammoland.com)- New in the line of Winchester Repeating Arms historical rifles for 2015 is the Model 1873 Sporter Octagon Color Case Hardened rifle.
The Model 1873 is world-renowned as “The Gun that Won the West.” Now you can own the real thing — a genuine Winchester Repeating Arms Model 1873.
The Model 1873 Sporter Octagon Color Case Hardened rifle has this set of features:
- Grade II/III walnut straight grip stock with satin oil finish that’s velvet smooth to the touch.
- Classic rifle style forearm with color case hardened cap for the timeless look and feel of the original Model 73.
- Crescent buttplate slips right into your shoulder for a solid hold from any shooting position.
- Full octagon 24″ barrel with full-length magazine tube holds 13 rounds of 357 Magnum or 14 rounds of 38 Special ammunition or 44-40 Winchester.
- Semi-buckhorn rear sight with Marble Arms® gold bead front sight gets you on target quickly.
- Steel loading gate for smoother loading.
- Receiver rear tang is drilled and tapped for optional tang-mounted rear sight for a more precise sight picture
It will be offered in 357 Mag/38 Spl. and 44-40 Win. calibers. Suggested Retail, $1,739.99.
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