Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 16: Winchester 70 Featherweight Rifle 270 Win

Auction Date: April 24, 2015

Exceptional Signed Engraved Winchester Model 70 Ultra Grade 1 of 1000 Featherweight Bolt Action Rifle with Display Case

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,750 - $5,000

Exceptional Signed Engraved Winchester Model 70 Ultra Grade 1 of 1000 Featherweight Bolt Action Rifle with Display Case

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 70 Featherweight
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 270 Win
Barrel: 22 inch round
Finish: blue/gold
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 1350
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 10
Class: Modern Long Gun
Description:

This rifle has a featherweight style barrel manufactured without sights with one wide and one thin gold wire barrel bands near the muzzle, "1 of 1,000" marked in gold on the right side and an oval Winchester proofmark on top. The action displays nearly full coverage scroll engraving with punch dot backgrounds and gold wire borders and is marked with "UG372" in gold. The bolt and follower are jeweled. The scroll patterns also appear on the bolt knob, black metal grip cap and floor plate which has the head of a big horn sheep and gold wire borders. The left rear of the action is signed Bottega Giovanelli. It is mounted on a fancy American walnut featherweight style stock with full fiddleback grain pattern, extra fancy checkering patterns on the Schnabel forearm and pistol grip area, sling swivel studs, and a Winchester red rubber rifle pad. The rifle comes with a hardwood display case with Winchester plaques, stands for the rifle and velvet lined interior.

Rating Definition:

Near new with only light handling/storage type marks. The case is fine with a repaired plaque and some general storage wear.



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