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LG1384 - Jack Case 101 Ranch Gold Plated Winchester 1873 Saddle Ring Carbine - Comes with Vintage Pocket Watch

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101 Ranch, Gold Plated Winchester Model 1873, SRC; Serial No. 461401B; Made 1893; .44-40 Caliber with a 20 inch Barrel; This SRC belonged to Jack Case who traveled all over the United States during and after the Great Depression, producing and performing in rodeo shows. He managed his own rodeo shows under the company name 'Jack Case Rodeo Attractions' and later outfit as the 'Bar-20 Ranch Rodeo', whose appearances were sponsored by such organizations as the Family Welfare Agency, American Legion Posts, and regional Elk Lodges. Case was the assistant arena director of the Pendleton Round-Up in 1923 and went on to direct and perform in Buck Taylors Wild West Show at the Million Dollar Pier in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Case also performed with his friend Millers 101 Ranch Wild West Show, which toured all over America, and Case acted as manager of the 101 Ranch shows during their European tours in 1924 and 1926. This Winchester is a .44-40 caliber SRC with a 20 inch Barrel. The entire exterior is Gold washed or Gold plated except the dust cover, saddle ring, elevator, and door in the butt plate which are nickel. The barrel markings are light but readable. The rear sight is a flip up, ladder sight and the front sight is a standard blade. Stamped on the left side of the lower tang is 'J. Case' which is not visible with the butt stock in place. The walnut butt stock is in good condition with gaps in the wood to metal fit. The forearm has a chip missing from either side in front of the frame. The action functions properly and the bore is dark. The lever return spring is not functioning properly. Affixed to the right side plate is a 25 cent token from the 101 Ranch store. This Winchester is accompanied by a large folder of personal photos, documents, flyers and personal correspondence from Jack Case. Jack was born Willard Luna Case, Sept. 3, 1902 in Edneyville, North Carolina, he disliked his name and started going by Jack or J.W. Case. There is no record of his death information but it is likely he died sometime in the last quarter of the 20th century. Also Accompanied by a Vintage Elgin, Open Face Pocket Watch. Marked on back 'Ft. Worth, Tex. / Jack Case / 1928', 17 Jewel, Serial No. 29176335, Silver Case, in Running Order. Accompanied by Personal items such as photographs, unused tickets to the 'Bar-20 Ranch Rodeo', copies of letters, copies of communications between Jack Case and Miller, photocopy of 1933 motor vehicle registration on a Studebaker Sedan that Jack used while working at the 101 Ranch. An 8x10 black and white photograph of Jack Case and group of people in front of the Fort Durkee Hotel, business card from Upland Riding Academy, J.W. Case Prop., and other personal documents and membership cards. One of the Best Items Coming From the 101 Ranch Collection of Buddy King, Canadian, Texas; See All Photos for Condition; No Texts; Call (254)541-5765 or Email Only; PERSONAL PROPERTY of Harold Wieser; Price: $8,975 + $75 S&H Via USPS PRIORITY MAIL; Payment Address: Harold Wieser - 1466 U.S. Hwy 77 - Rosebud, TX 76570; SEND PAYMENTS VIA USPS PRIORITY MAIL; BEWARE of SCAMS!!! DO NOT SEND MONEY or CORRESPONDENTS ELECTRONICALLY UNLESS YOU HAVE SPOKEN to HAROLD WIESER FIRST! 254-541-5765

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