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Lot 481: Pre-64 Winchester Model 70 Super Grade Rifle in .300 Magnum

Auction Date: December 3, 2021

Pre-64 Winchester Model 70 Super Grade Bolt Action Rifle in .300 Magnum

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

Pre-64 Winchester Model 70 Super Grade Bolt Action Rifle in .300 Magnum

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 70
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 300 magnum
Barrel: 26 inch round
Finish: blue
Stock: walnut
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Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 284
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun

Manufactured in 1938. Hooded ramp front sight and a filler block in the rear sight dovetail. Standard barrel markings with the early style caliber marking "300 MAGNUM", Winchester "WP" proofs on the barrel and receiver at the breech, factory drilled and tapped cloverleaf tang receiver for scope mounting with a Redfield mount installed, matching numbered bolt, floor plate marked "-SUPER GRADE-". Nicely figured, multi-point checkered pistol grip stock with contrasting forend tip, sling swivels, and checkered blue steel buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 90% original blue finish with most of the loss on the floorplate and bottom metal and minor handling evidence. The refinished wood is also very fine with a few minor marks and sharp recut/added checkering. Mechanically excellent.

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