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Winchester First Model 1879 USN Hotchkiss rifle - $2250.00

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Winchester First Model 1879 USN Hotchkiss rifle. Serial number 2489. Winchester marking on left side of receiver, US acceptance marks on top of barrel "W.WK/US/[anchor]/V P [eagle]". Metal parts have a plumb patina overall with scattered dings from handling. Stock is very good with a lightly refinished appearance overall, shows a repaired crack in the safety area, some minor slivering in the cleaning rod channel, and scattered handling marks overall. Missing one small screw from the safety plate. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.