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Lot 14: Winchester Model 61 Slide Action Rifle in .22 L.R. Shot

Auction Date: September 10, 2021

Winchester Model 61 Slide Action Rifle in Desirable .22 L.R. Shot Only with Very Scarce Non-Counterbored "Straight Through" Smoothbore Barrel

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $4,500 - $6,500

Winchester Model 61 Slide Action Rifle in Desirable .22 L.R. Shot Only with Very Scarce Non-Counterbored "Straight Through" Smoothbore Barrel

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 61
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 22 LR Shot
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 768
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 17
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1956. Single bead sight, standard barrel markings, Winchester WP" proofs on the barrel and receiver at the breech, serrated trigger and hammer lock, groove top receiver for scope mounting, and matching numbers on the receiver and trigger guard assembly. A similar "straight through" smoothbore rifle is pictured on page 48 of "Winchester Slide Action Rifles: Volume II" by Ned Schwing and Schwing notes that they may be rarer than the scarce Routledge bored rifles! 17 groove slide handle and smooth pistol grip stock with checkered blue steel buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Excellent with 97% plus bright original blue finish with mild retraction wear and some scattered light handling marks. The reoiled wood is very fine with a few very small scattered dings. Mechanically excellent.



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