THE GUN THAT WON THE WEST
The Model 73 is world-renowned as “The Gun that Won the West.” Now you can own the real thing — a genuine Winchester Repeating Arms® Model 73 with an oil-finished walnut stock, classic blued steel crescent buttplate and a 20" round barrel, just like the original. If you’re the type of collector who won’t settle for second best or a copy of a copy, fill your hands with this magnificent rifle, saddle up and blaze your trail into the sunset.
For its introductory year the 1873 Winchester is available in two models:
Short Rifle (cataloged model)
Sporter Case Hardened (SHOT Show Special model)
Specifications on both models are available by clicking on one of the rifle pictures above.
The 1873 Short Rifle has this set of features:
WALNUT STRAIGHT GRIP STOCK with a satin oil finish that’s velvet smooth to the touch .
CLASSIC RIFLE STYLE FOREARM with blued steel cap for the timeless look and feel of the original Model 73 .
BLUED STEEL CRESCENT BUTTPLATE slips into your shoulder for a solid hold .
ROUND 20" BARREL WITH FULL-LENGTH MAGAZINE TUBE holds 10 rounds of 357 Magnum or 11 rounds of 38 Special ammunition .
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
The Winchester 1873 has one of the most recognizable profiles in the world. You never forget it when you have seen it , held one, and especially when you have shot one. Like those of 140 years ago, this one has "Winchester" engraved on the barrel.
The beafutiful look of the top tang and hammer is preserved in every way.