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Winchester Repeating Arms has expanded its line of historical rifles with the new Model 1873 Sporter Octagon Color Case Hardened rifle For 2015. The Model 1873 is known the world over as “The Gun that Won the West.” Now, own the real thing. The Winchester Model 1873 Sporter Octagon Color Case Hardened rifle will be offered in 357 Mag/38 Spl. and 44-40 Win. calibers. MSRP is $1,739.99. See below for a rundown of features.

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* 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

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