Uberti Cimarron Model 1873 Deluxe Rifle 45 Colt 24.25″ Lever Action Unfired

SOLD FOR: $902

WOA#: WY240227CP002

Make: Uberti, Imported by Cimarron

Model: 1873

Serial Number: W29189

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: 45 Colt

Action Type: Lever Action Rifle w/ Full Length Mag Tube

Markings: The top of the barrel is marked “CIMARRON’S REPEATING ARMS.FREDERICKSBURG.TEXAS.U.S.A. / -KING’S IMPROVEMENT PATENTED MARCH 29.1866.OCTOBER.16.1860-” and “45COLT”.  The bottom of the receiver behind the lifter is marked “CAT.4722”. The lower tang is marked with the serial number “W29189”. The upper tang is marked “MODEL 1873”.

Barrel Length: 24.25”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a blade dovetailed and screwed to the barrel.  The rear sight is a semi-buckhorn square notch elevator sight that is dovetailed to the receiver.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are checkered wood with a capped forearm, semi-pistol grip, straight comb, and a carbine style steel buttplate. The wood shows no notable imperfections nor damage. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP measures 13 1/8” from the front of the trigger to the end of the blued buttplate. The plate shows no notable wear. The stocks rate in about Excellent overall condition.

Type of Finish: Blue & Case Color

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 10/10.

Overall Condition: This gun retains about 99% of its metal finish. There are no major imperfections to speak of. The case coloring is very strong. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Like New condition as unfired.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The lever safety and lever lock are present. We have not fired this rifle. As with all previously owned firearms, a thorough cleaning may be required to meet your maintenance standards.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This rifle comes in a box with a serial matching label, Cimarron sticker, owner’s manual, factory handouts, and plastic gun sleeve.

Our Assessment: The Uberti Cimarron Model 1873 in .45 Long Colt (LC) is a faithful reproduction of the legendary Winchester Model 1873, often referred to as “The Gun that Won the West.” This rifle, meticulously crafted by Uberti and distributed by Cimarron Firearms, captures the spirit and aesthetic of the American frontier, offering enthusiasts a piece of history with modern manufacturing standards. The .45 LC chambering is historically significant and remains popular among shooters for its balance of power and manageability.

Uberti’s attention to detail in recreating the Model 1873 is evident in the rifle’s authentic design features, including its lever-action mechanism, full-length tubular magazine, and the iconic crescent buttplate. These elements not only make the rifle visually striking but also functional and reliable for various shooting disciplines, including cowboy action shooting, hunting, and recreational shooting.

The Cimarron Model 1873 boasts high-quality materials and craftsmanship. The steel parts, wood stock, and forend are finished to mirror the rifles of the late 19th century, while incorporating modern metallurgy and manufacturing techniques to ensure durability and performance. The rifle’s action is smooth, providing a satisfying and reliable cycling of cartridges, which is critical for competitive shooting environments.

This particular model, chambered in the powerful yet manageable .45 LC, allows shooters to experience the historical significance and shooting pleasure of one of the most iconic rifles in American history. The Uberti Cimarron Model 1873 in .45 LC stands as a testament to the enduring legacy of the Winchester 1873, offering a blend of historical authenticity and shooting enjoyment to modern shooters and collectors who cherish the lore and legend of the Old West.  Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! – L.S.

Uberti Cimarron Model 1873 Deluxe Rifle 45 Colt 24.25" Lever Action Unfired
Uberti Cimarron Model 1873 Deluxe Rifle 45 Colt 24.25″ Lever Action Unfired