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Auction Date: November 30, 2012

Lot 3447: Winchester - 70

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Signed Factory Engraved Gold Inlaid Winchester Model 70 Ultra Grade Featherweight 1 of 1,000 Bolt Action Rifle with Case and Box
Estimated Price: $4,750 - $6,500
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Serial #Winchester - 70 ManufacturerWinchester Model70
TypeRifle Gauge270 Win Catalog Page164
Barrel22 Inch Round FinishBlue Grip
Stockwalnut ClassModern Long Gun RatingSee Condition
DescriptionThe rifle features a nicely floral scroll engraved receiver with gold inlaid border accents, gold "WINCHESTER/-TRADE MARK-" on the left wall and serial number "UG9" in gold on the right side of the receiver ring. The top left rear of the receiver is signed "Bottega C. Giovanelli". The barrel is manufactured without sights, with double gold inlaid bands, (one thin, one wide), around the muzzle and gold "1 of 1,000" on the right rear. The breech end is marked with the Winchester oval proof and the top of the receiver is factory drilled and tapped for scope mounting. The floor plate, trigger guard and grip cap are engraved with the same floral scroll design, with a big horn ram in the center of the floor plate with gold bordering. Jeweled bolt and follower, with floral scroll engraving on the bolt handle. Mounted with a nicely figured American black walnut pistol grip stock with fancy bordered checkered forearm and wrist, with Schnabel forend, grip cap, solid rubber Winchester recoil pad and sling swivel studs. Complete with the original box and shipping box with matching end labels that read "MODEL 70 ULTRA GRADE featherweight/BOLT ACTION RIFLE 270 WINCHESTER 22" BARREL" over the Winchester and U.S. Repeating Arms Co. addresses. Also includes the sealed factory box containing a "coffin" case with shipping box.

ConditionNew in the box. The boxes are both excellent.
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