Winchester Model 1873



NOTE: this is an example of a previous customer restoration, and therefore the firearm is not for sale. Please browse the showroom for our current selection of restoredpre-ownedrefinished and manufactured firearms. SUBSCRIBE to our newsletter to be among the first to learn about new additions to our website.

Introduced by Winchester Repeating Arms Company as an improvement on their Model 1866, the Model 1873’s steel receiver construction meant it could stand up to stronger chamberings compared to its bronze alloy predecessor. This restored example from 1904 is chambered in .32-20 Winchester.

Browse other restored examples of the Winchester Model 1873.

History Restored

  • Disassemble, clean, inspect
  • New buttstock and forend from customer-supplied fancy walnut
  • Hand-rubbed red oil wood finish
  • Face off muzzle and re-crown bore
  • New full length magazine tube and plug fitted to action
  • Polish barrel and magazine tube for correct finish
  • Restore original barrel markings
  • Rust blue barrel and magazine tube
  • Rebuild hammer notches and fit new finger lever cam
  • Polish action and parts for correct finish
  • Restore screws
  • Restore original markings to receiver and parts
  • Recut hammer knurling
  • Charcoal blue receiver and small parts
  • Color case harden lever, hammer and crescent butt plate

Winchester Model 1873 Before Restoration

Inletting the New Buttstock

Stocks After Inletting

Metal Polishing

Wood Finishing

Hand Engraving

Winchester Model 1873 Before/After Restoration

Additional information

Log Number 23083





Year of Manufacture





For More Information, or to Share Your Restoration Ideas

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Winchester Model 1873”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *