Uberti 1873 Rifles, Checkered Pistol Grip Stock, Octagonal Barrel

Uberti 1873 Rifles, Checkered Pistol Grip Stock, Octagonal Barrel
SKU: 08UB204
Manufacturer: Uberti
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Winchester’s 1873 rifle was the “Rifle that Won the West.” It was chambered in a new, more powerful cartridge, the .44-40—a .44 caliber bullet, propelled by 40 grains of black powder.

However, a factor that really insured the success of the 1873 Winchester rifles was that Colt quickly offered its Peacemaker chambered in .44-40, as well. A cowboy could have both a lever-action rifle and his six shooter, and needed only one cartridge belt for both.

Most Texas Rangers and every old West cowboy worth his salt carried 1873 rifles. Chappo, the son of Apache war chief Geronimo, packed an 1873. And Buffalo Bill carried an 1873 lever-action rifle along with a pair of .44-40 Colts in 1876 when he worked as an Army scout.

This piece of rifle history is available in five distinctive models of Uberti rifles, including the Uberti 1873 Carbine, and Uberti 1873 Special Sporting Rifle.

SPECIFICATIONS:

1873 Rifle
Checkered Pistol Grip, Octagonal Barrel, Colour Case Hardened Action
Code Description Barrel Length Mag. Cal.
     
UB2041873 Special Short Rifle20"10+1.45LC
UB2051873 Special Short Rifle20"10+1.44/40
UB2061873 Special Short Rifle20"10+1.44SP
UB2131873 Special Short Rifle20"10+1.357MAG
UB2141873 Special Short Rifle20"10+1.38/40
UB2151873 Special Short Rifle20"10+1.32/20
UB2771873 Special Sporting Rifle24.1/4"13+1.45LC
UB2751873 Special Sporting Rifle24.1/4"13+1.44/40
UB2941873 Special Sporting Rifle24.1/4"13+1.44SP
UB2761873 Special Sporting Rifle24.1/4"13+1.357MAG
UB2951873 Special Sporting Rifle24.1/4"13+1.38/40
UB2961873 Special Sporting Rifle24.1/4"13+1.32/20
UB2781873 Special Special Long Rifle24.1/4"13+1.44/40
UB2791873 Special Special Long Rifle24.1/4"13+1.45LC