Uberti 1883 Burgess LA Carbine 20" 44/39
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The 1883 Colt Burgess lever action represents Colt’s lone attempt to compete with Winchester for the lever action rifle market. Colt’s initiative resulted in 6403 rifles. Manufacture of the Colt Burgess ceased in 1885, 21 months following its introduction. With such a small production the Burgess is one of the rarer models of Colt weapons and has considerable Collector’s appeal. Collectors have nicknamed the Colt lever action the “Burgess” after its inventor Andrew Burgess.
Only three engraved pieces were made, one of these (serial n°285) was presented to William F. ( Buffalo Bill) Cody. On the side of the frame is a motif of Cody shooting a buffalo from horseback using a Colt Burgess rifle. Original price sheets from Colt and Winchester show the Winchester 1873 carbine was priced at $17.50 whereas the Colt Burgess carbine was priced at $24. According to tradition Winchester did not take kindly to the intrusion and developed a few revolver designs which would have then been in direct competition with Colt’s mainstay products. Before long a deal was reached and Winchester agreed to stay out of the revolver business.
Uberti is today’s oldest-operating manufacturer of Old West firearms. Founded in 1959 in Gardone, Italy, it has consistently offered modern enthusiasts the opportunity to own and shoot premium-quality replicas of historical firearms. On this side of the ocean, Uberti firearms have become a cherished part of Americana by appearing at the sides of heroes and villains in some of the most-loved Western movie classics.
A passion for American history, and the power to invest in the best materials and machinery, has made Uberti replicas exact to the smallest detail and better than the originals in function and durability.