What was the original Winchester Model 1873 rifle?
Original U.S. Winchester Model 1873 .38-40 Rifle – Manufactured in 1884. Regular price $2,495.00. Original Item: The gun that won the west! This nice rifle is in .38-40 caliber (.38 WCF) with a 24 inch round barrel and full-length magazine tube.
When was the first Winchester 38 40 made?
Original U.S. Winchester Model 1873.38-40 Rifle – Manufactured in 1884 – International Military Antiques
What are the model markings on a Winchester 38 caliber rifle?
Barrel markings were stamped light, as well as, the model marking on the rear tang. Therefore, they are not completely legible. But, the “38 Cal” on the brass lifter has a much stronger stamping and is very visible. Magazine tube bluing has turned to a plum color.
What to do when loading a.38-40 Winchester?
When loading these bullets in the.38-40, only a light roll crimp can be applied. To improve bullet pull, accuracy and consistency, it is suggested to apply a cannelure to the bullet using a C-H tool, then crimp them rather gently with a roll crimp. The Lee Precision Factory Crimp Die can also increase the crimp without causing the case to buckle.
What kind of rifle is a.38 caliber?
This nice rifle is in .38-40 caliber (.38 WCF) with a 24 inch round barrel and full-length magazine tube. Features the classic sheared hunters front sight and buckhorn rear sight.
What kind of lever action does a 1880 Winchester have?
1880 Antique WINCHESTER Model 1873 Lever Action .44-40 WCF Repeating RIFLE Second Model Repeater Chambered In .44-40! 1880 Antique WINCHESTER Model 1873 Lever Action .44-40 WCF Repeating RIFLE Second Model Repeater Chambered In .44-40!
What was the year of the Winchester gun?
Serial No Model Year Serial No 1873 1873 1 1873 1874 127 1873 1875 2727 1873 1876 11326 1873 1877 12315 1873 1878 23629 1873 1879 27502 1873 1880 415