It was a small 22 caliber rifle that was meant by to increase the popularity of the 22 rimfire cartridge. This rifle belonged to my father, and it was basically just kept in the closet and fired on occasion to kill a snake. Model 99s were never actually marked as such; the designation was used only in sales literature. How rare is it and what may the value be? Older guns still in production had their model numbers truncated, e. Does any know of a source for documentation?. My grandfather used it to shoot starlings away from his martin houses birds, for anyone not familiar. If you are not satisfied, for any reason, please contact us before leaving negative or neutral feedback.
This invoice will include totals for the sale and all instructions. These pages were scanned from documents compiled over the years by the customer service department of Winchester Repeating Arms. After discovering that most 3rd party manuals for the Model 1897 shotgun provided no information on the solid frame version, I am cautious about obtaining any manuals without being able to see them or the table of contents first. If your firearm is not listed, we probably do not have any additional information. Someone could outbid you in the final seconds of the auction if your Max Bid isn't high enough.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. Musket were made in Model 73 Winchesters and most were shipped to South America. Type of Finish: Blue Finish Originality: All Original Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. Calibers for the rifle include. I held one at a gun shop back in May. Doing so could possibly jam the bolt. Thank you all for the responses.
Must have had a cartridge hung up in the tube which freed when I cycled the action again. I havent had the chance to take it back out so thats the only time its been shot. Factory letters for you gun can be obtained from: The Cody Firearms Museum Buafflo Bill Historical Center 720 Sheridan Ave Cody Wy. I think it was about 20 to 30 rounds. They use these documents as a reference and the documents should be limited to that use.
This may be a stupid question, but it's one that I am simply not sure of the answer to, so I'm gonna ask it anyways! The standard length for a Model 1873 Rifle is 24 inches Special order barrels were made from 26 -- 28 --30--32-- 34 --36 -37 inches. Since I have several grand daughters and great nephews that enjoy shooting when they come to visit, I am concerned they will pull the trigger on an empty chamber and damage the firing pin. It is your responsibility to ensure that the gun is legal to own and receive in your area. Thank you for visiting our website. Also, if I should take my question to another forum or section of this forum, I apologize and am happy to do so. We always combine on shipping to save you as much as we can. Thanks for everyone's help, in advance.
I took it to Gander Mtn to see what they would offer, and they told me there was a little play in the barrel, so they wouldn't even tell me a value. I am trying to get this gun back together so my dad, who used to shoot this gun as a kid and will be 76 next week can shoot it again. In general, this information is the same that you would get if you called our customer service department and asked them for the information. It is in reasonably good condition. I've had excellent success selling on GunsAmerica's site. I was a kid then, and I cannot remember if my father used the. Buyer Tip: Seller assumes all responsibility for listing this item.
After reading stories about dry firing, I must have dry fired dozens of times since. Any thoughts or comments on this gun would be appreciated Thanks Tracy Thanks for the update and glad you got your 74 back in operation! This is light and scattered and is generally on the top of the receiver. If you are in Southern California, you are welcome to pick your item up and complete the transfer at our shop in Simi Valley M-F, 8-4 and Saturday By Appointment. I have this Gun in the family since 30 years been used by my uncles and dad for hunting from time to time, now its in my possession. Please read the rules, the , and search before posting. Winchester supplied a warning card with new 74's describing this issue.
The longest barrel length known on a Model 1873 is 37 inches. Me, I'm not a fan of either buying or selling with internet auctions, but that's simply my personal preference. Returns less shipping are accepted within 3 days of when the item is delivered with signature confirmation. If you are looking for other specific information we can probably answer it here, we just need to know your serial number or approximate number and if it is. I had a problem for a bit of having 3 rounds jump out the barrel when I pulled the trigger.
Outlaw; There is no reason you cannot shoot. Anyway, if it still works, I'd like to get a cheap scope for it since my eyes aren't what they use to be. What needs to happen is the safety needs to be moved back to the fire position so the rifle can be uncocked by pulling the trigger. If it becomes dislodged or lost the rifle will not feed properly. Winchester Model 73's with 7 leaf express sights were manufactured for the India and South Africa markets and are hard to find today in the United States today. There will also be a 2 digit year date on the underside of the barrel near the receiver. While I was looking for the bolt assembly for that gun, I came across and purchased a 1939 model 74,.