SOLD FOR: $1075
Make: Beretta U.S.A., Mfg. By Uberti
Model: 1873 Renegade
Serial Number: W26540
Year of Manufacture: 2008 (CC Date Code)
Caliber: .45 Colt
Action Type: Lever Action Rifle w/ Full Length Mag Tube
Markings: The top of the barrel is marked “BERETTA. U.S.A. CORPS., ACKK., MD”. The left shoulder of the barrel at the receiver is marked “RENEGADE CAL.45 COLT”. The bottom of the receiver is marked “CAT. 5989”. The upper tang is marked “MODEL. 1873.”. The right side of the upper tang that is protected by the buttstock is marked “264”, the left side is marked with the “CC” date code, three Italian proof marks, the Uberti logo, and the serial number. The lower tang is marked “A. UBERTI-ITALY” and with the serial number. The front face of the buttstock is marked “507” and the sides of the wrist are marked with the Beretta logo.
Barrel Length: 20”
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a brass beaded blade with a serrated rear face that is dovetailed to the barrel. White paint has been applied to the bead. The rear sight is a flat top reversible U/V-notch elevator sight that is dovetailed to the barrel.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stocks are checkered wood with a capped forearm, straight grip and comb, and a firm serrated rubber buttpad. The wood shows some scattered light draglines and compressions. There is slight play between the forearm and metal. The checkering is sharp and there are no chips or cracks. The LOP measures 13 3/8” from the front of the trigger to the end of the buttpad. The plate shows light rub wear and scattered faint discoloration between the serrations. The stocks rate in about Very Good-Fine overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.
Overall Condition: This gun retains about 85% of its metal finish. There is thinning at all leading edges as well as finish loss on the right side plate and loading gate. There are nicks, dings, and scratches throughout the metal surfaces. There is moderate operational wear. The screw heads range from sharp to slightly disfigured with serviceable slots. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle rates in about Very Good condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The action has been short stroked. The lever safety lock is present. We have not fired this rifle. The lever is a bit stiff. As with all previously owned firearms, a thorough cleaning may be required to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: A leather buttstock cover is included.
Our Assessment: Uberti is known for making quality reproductions of classic firearms. This is a Model 1873 that is in about Very Good condition with a solid bore. The action has been short stroked, indicating that it has likely seen use in cowboy action shooting. It needs a bit of a clean up. Please see our photos and good luck!