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The Winchester under lever Model of 1873 is sometimes called the gun that won the west. Although there is some debate about this claim Winchester did produce nearly a quarter of a million of the Model 1973 between 1873 and 1919.
As this firearm has a mechanism and appearance of before 1870 it can be sold to any persons over the age of 18 years upon receipt of valid ID.
It does not come under the VCR act, so you do not need to be a member of a re-enactment group to purchase this replica. We will contact you for verification of your age and we will require a photo or scan of ID showing your name and age to be emailed to us after placing your order before we can dispatch your order.
This Model 1873 Winchester replica by Denix has the following features:
Winchester designed this rifle after the success of the first under lever to bear the of Winchester which was the 1866 under lever. The 1873 Winchester was first introduced in .44-40 Win. calibre and it was well liked by people going out to the west, it was also available in .32-29 Win. and 38-40 Win. The most popular calibre was the .44-40 Win. as you could have one cartridge that could be used in your revolver and rifle which made life easier for the cowboys in the wild west. The 44-40 Win. was also called .44 Winchester Centre Fire or .44 WCF.
The Model 1873 Winchester can be seen in many western photographs in the hands of cowboys, gun fighters and bank robbers as at the time posing for a photograph with your favourite gun was a popular thing to do. The only photograph of Billy the Kid was taken on the front porch of a building in Fort Summer, New Mexico Territory during the Autumn of 1880, shows him holding a Winchester Model 1873.
The Model 1873 Winchester was made in many variations with different barrel lengths, round or octagonal barrels, engraved side plates, plain side plates etc.
Denix product code is 1253/L
Due to shipping restrictions we cannot ship gun magazines, inert bullets or replica guns outside of the UK. We can only send them to a U.K. address (excluding the Isle of Man, Isle of Scilly and the Channel Islands which we cannot ship to because of flight restrictions) via Parcel Force Courier.
You must be over 18 years of age to purchase a replica gun.
By purchasing a replica gun, you consent to an age verification check by Experian to ensure age compliance. If this age check fails we may contact for further information or cancel the order.