.38 WCF Caliber. Standard configuration rifle with the scarce special order 26 " octagon barrel. Full magazine. Crescent buttplate. Bright shiny bore. 95+% original blue on the barrel and mag tube. Receiver and side plates retain about 80-85% strong original blue. Brighter on the left side, and duller on the right. Hammer and lever have visible case colors. Wood is in good shape with most original finish, with a few spots on the left side. Nice crisp action. A great looking Model 1873 with the bonus of a rare feature too!