Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 485: Pre-64 Winchester Model 70 "Africa Model" Rifle in .458 Win Mag

Auction Date: December 3, 2021

Pre-64 Winchester Model 70 "Africa Model" Bolt Action Super Grade Rifle in .458 Winchester Magnum

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,500 - $5,500

Pre-64 Winchester Model 70 "Africa Model" Bolt Action Super Grade Rifle in .458 Winchester Magnum

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 70
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 458 Win magnum
Barrel: 25 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 703
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 285
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1957. Ramped hooded beaded blade front and elevation adjustable rear sight, standard barrel markings, and Winchester "WP" proofs at the breech. The straight tang receiver is factory drilled and tapped with filler screws in place, standard markings, jeweled bolt with late safety, jeweled follower, and "SUPER GRADE" marked floorplate. Multi-point checkered pistol grip stock with black forend tip, blued steel grip cap, raised cheek piece, and Winchester red rubber recoil pad.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retaining 97% plus original blue showing some minor handling evidence. The wood is very fine with some light scratches and sharp checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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