Winchester, by far, is the most famous name in firearms.The model 1873 is commonly known as The Gun that Won the West.The Deluxe variety has a checkered stock and may have a pistol grip and/or other added features. Follow the path through the key to determine your rifle type. These guns were very popular and some have gone through many hands.Each owner had an opportunity to modify the gun, add parts, change parts, and remove features. I hope you don't mind if I jump in; can't help myself. You have a Model 90 receiver, a Model 61 barrel, and it appears to be a walnut stock, so probably a Model 90 butt stock attached to its receiver. While the barrel says .22 S, L, Lr, the Model 90 receivers had non-interchangeable cartridge lifters, etc.The serial number listings by month presented below were developed by Scott Duff, a recognized authority on and author of a series of books on the M1 Garand.
There are 3 Models with several variations of the models.Be alert for such modifications, and remember that any modification from the original probably decreases value of your gun.If you need a diagram of parts for the 1890, we do offer it for sale in our online store for a minimal fee. Your serial number is Greater than 325,251 and there is a distinctive cut on the front top of the receiver to allow the breech bolt to lock externally. With a serial-number search they may be able to tell owners such things as shipping dates, warehouse shipped from, trigger and stock information as well as other features of the firearm.Greg Blankenship is a Springfield, Ill.-based writer who has been covering public policy and politics professionally since 2002.Most often, the information you need will be found in any instruction manual you have for the weapon.