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Lot 3482: Winchester Model 52B Heavy Barrel Target Rifle with Crate

Auction Date: September 12, 2021

Winchester Model 52B Heavy Barrel Target Bolt Action Rifle with Wooden Crate

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

Winchester Model 52B Heavy Barrel Target Bolt Action Rifle with Wooden Crate

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 52-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 22 LR
Barrel: 28 inch heavy round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 613
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 259
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1948 without sights on the heavy barrel, fitted with two scope blocks as well as a dovetailed front sight base at the muzzle. Smooth walnut pistol grip stock with sling swivels and checkered steel buttplate. Includes Winchester wooden shipping crate with end label showing a faded serial number that appears to match the gun and confirming the lack of sights and the heavy barrel. The lid of the crate is absent.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retaining 99% original blue finish, minor handling evidence, and a tiny spot of white residue on the underside of the barrel. The stock is also excellent with scattered pressure dents, some scratches, and a chip at the left forend screw escutcheon. The crate is very good with the aforementioned absent lid. Mechanically excellent.



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