Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3562: Pre-64 Winchester Model 70 Super Grade Rifle in .22 Hornet

Auction Date: December 5, 2021

Excellent Pre-64 Winchester Model 70 Super Grade Bolt Action Rifle in Desirable .22 Hornet

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $5,000 - $7,500

Excellent Pre-64 Winchester Model 70 Super Grade Bolt Action Rifle in Desirable .22 Hornet

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 70
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 22 hornet
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 750
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 270
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Bore Condition: -
Description:

Manufactured in 1950 during the transition period (late 1945 to 1951). Hooded ramp front sight, elevation adjustable rear sight and receiver tapped for scope/sight mounting. Standard Winchester markings including the factory proof on the barrel and receiver at the breech and "-SUPER GRADE-" on the hinged floor plate. Late safety, straight receiver tang, quick release sling swivels and polished bolt numbered to the gun with a solid bolt knob. The nicely figured pistol grip stock features checkering, ebony forend cap, cheekpiece, hard rubber factory grip cap and checkered steel buttplate. Provenance: The Milan J. Turk Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent. The rifle retains 97% plus original blue finish showing slight loss at the muzzle and some high edge wear. The stock is excellent with some minor handling marks and overall crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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