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Lot 4343: Pre-64 Winchester Model 70 Rifle with Scope and R.C. Rule Letter

Auction Date: June 24, 2017

Pre-64 Winchester Model 70 Bolt Action Rifle with Zeiss Scope, Documented as Once Belonging to Winchester Author Roger Rule

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,250

Pre-64 Winchester Model 70 Bolt Action Rifle with Zeiss Scope, Documented as Once Belonging to Winchester Author Roger Rule

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 70
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 270 WCF
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 2126
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 255
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Rating:

NB - EXCELLENT- near new condition 95% - 98%, used but little, no noticeable marring of wood or metal, bluing near perfect (some wear at muzzle or sharp edges can be expected).

WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN

Description:

Manufactured in 1947 during the transition period (late 1945-51). With Zeiss Conquest 4.5-14x44 MX scope and letter from noted Winchester author and expert Roger C. Rule which provides Rule's analysis of this rifle and personal ownership provenance. This rifle was once Rule's "favorite hunting rifle during a long hunting career."

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