I've always loved old West weapons. I currently own a Winchester 1873 Deluxe Sporter .357, Winchester 1892 .357, Taylors Alaskan 1892 .357, and Winchester 1894 musket (NRA Centennial).
I do own a Ruger New Vaquero, but I'd like something a little more authentic, and I have my eye on...
"The American Arsenal" US Weapons - Past & Present
I got my hands on a Springfield 1873. Im just wondering what history the rifle may had. How much info can you get from the serial number? It's 305298. Do anyone have same rifle with close serialnumber?
Thank you in forehand.
Hey all, I have recently acquired a third generation 1873 Winchester in .22 short that serial dates to 1891. It was in pretty good shape when I got it, just caked in decades old grease that cleaned up nicely. It was missing the dustcover which doesn’t really bug me so I’ll either replace it or...