Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 14: Pre-64 Winchester Model 70 Bolt Action Rifle in 300 Savage

Auction Date: April 24, 2015

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

Pre-64 Winchester Model 70 Bolt Action Rifle in 300 Savage

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 70
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 300 Savage
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 3021
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 9
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1947 during the transition period (late 1945-51). Chambered in the very desirable and rare 300 Savage caliber which was available as a special order caliber circa 1944 until sometime in the 1950s. Hooded ramp front sight and adjustable sporting rear sight on a barrel marked with the Winchester legend on the left side. Receiver tapped for scope/sight mounting, polished bolt numbered to gun, clover leaf receiver tang, sling swivels, and transition safety. The checkered pistol grip stock has a checkered steel buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Excellent. The rifle retains 95% original blue finish showing a smooth brown patina on the buttplate and the bolt handling thinning to a gray. The stock is also excellent with a few minor handling marks. Mechanically excellent.



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