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Gordon’s Winchester 1873 books
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December 24, 2023 - 6:27 pm
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The pair seems to go for around $700 these days.  But, is it worth it?

If so, I’ll want to find me a set.

A book could be terribly overpriced at $10 or an incredible bargain at $1000.  It all depends what it is.

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Worth the price or not only you can answer that.  But,  I didn’t buy one when they first came out because I thought they were expensive at around $350 a set.  Years later I found a set for about $250.  I can tell you I wish I had bought mine when they first came out.  Most extensive data on the 1873 there is out there.  A must for any Winchester library. 

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 That two volume set is on 11×14″ paper, hard cover bound, and has it all on the model 1873. Jim spent a great deal of time and travel recording and photographing 73’s. That is the best source on that model.  Well worth the money if you collect 73s. I use it all the time as a quick reference on dye stampings of serial numbers, barrel addresses, and model stamp. Since it’s publication you don’t have to be a 73 expert to know what your looking at, just buy the book.

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A set sold on Ebay earlier this month for $500. They are worth it if your into 73’s

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If anyone has a set of these for sale, please PM me.  Merry Christmas!

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