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Lot 620: Pre-64 Winchester Model 70 Featherweight Bolt Action Rifle with

Auction Date: September 10, 2021

Engraved Pre-64 Winchester Model 70 Featherweight Bolt Action Rifle with Scope

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,250 - $5,000

Engraved Pre-64 Winchester Model 70 Featherweight Bolt Action Rifle with Scope

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 70 Featherweight
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 270 Win
Barrel: 22 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 592
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 398
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Receiver manufactured in 1957. The barrel is fitted with a ramped beaded blade front sight and a flip up adjustable notch rear sight. Standard markings with the bottom metal and floor plate engraved with an elk scene and floral scroll patterns. The pistol grip cap is also engraved to match and is inscribed with the initials "W.B.H." The top of the receiver is mounted with a Leupold Vari-X III 2.5-8x scope. Numbers matching bolt with Type III safety. Mounted in a highly figured walnut stock with Swiss cheekpiece and solid Decelerator recoil pad. Includes Hunter soft case and nylon sling.

Rating Definition:

Excellent as engraved and upgraded, retaining 99% plus professionally refinished blue finish with minimal handling marks. The replacement stock is excellent with crisp checkering and limited handling marks. Mechanically excellent.



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