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Lot 3478: Pre-World War II Winchester Model 61 Rifle in Scarce .22 W.R.F.

Auction Date: September 12, 2021

Desirable Pre-World War II Winchester Model 61 Slide Action Rifle in Very Scarce .22 W.R.F. Octagonal Barrel Configuration

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,250 - $4,500

Desirable Pre-World War II Winchester Model 61 Slide Action Rifle in Very Scarce .22 W.R.F. Octagonal Barrel Configuration

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 61
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 22 WRF
Barrel: 24 inch octagon
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 412
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 259
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1938. Beaded blade front and elevation adjustable rear notch sights, standard markings, including Winchester factory oval proofs on the barrel and receiver at the breech. Seventeen-groove flat bottom forearm and pistol grip buttstock with a checkered steel buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 95% plus of the original blue finish with some slight cycling wear on the barrel and magazine, and a few scattered light handling marks. The wood is very fine with some scattered light dings and scratches. Mechanically excellent.



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