WINCHESTER MODEL 1873, 'KINGS IMPROVEMENT', LEVER ACTION RIFLE, .44-40 CAL, C1881, L 20" BBL, #77290 (1881)~
Having a 20" round barrel, walnut stock, and forearm, saddle ring, and 15 round tubular magazine for .44-40 caliber cartridges. Inscribed on to of the barrel, "Winchester's-Repeating-Arms-New Haven Ct.-King's-Improvement-Patented-March 2-1866-October-16-1860". Serial number under lever dates firearm to 1881. 'Model 1873' on tang behind the hammer. Steel butt plate with a trap door for cleaning rods (not included).