Employees of Nevada’s Great Basin National Park made quite the discovery when they found a Winchester 1873 leaning up against a tree in a remote part of the park. Over the years the rifle had become rusted and weathered into the same colors of the juniper tree that it was leaning against, creating a natural camouflage! Archaeologists believe that the rifle dates back to 1882; 132 years old! The factory records obscure the rifle’s original owner, so we’re still unsure of where this gun came from; but it makes for quite an interesting, mysterious story!
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