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Lot 3053: Winchester Model 61 Slide Action Rifle

Auction Date: August 28, 2022

Winchester Model 61 Slide Action Rifle in Scarce .22 Winchester Magnum with Original Box

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

Winchester Model 61 Slide Action Rifle in Scarce .22 Winchester Magnum with Original Box

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 61
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 22 Win Magnum RF
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 389
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 43
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

The Model 61 was developed by Winchester in an attempt to keep pace with its competitors hammerless .22 rifles. Model 61s were produced from 1932 to 1963, this variation (Magnum) was only produced from 1960 to 1963 with this example manufactured in 1961. Dovetailed, beaded blade front and elevation adjustable rear notch sights, standard barrel markings and Winchester "WP" proofs on the barrel and receiver at the breech, grooved receiver top for scope mounting, and serrated trigger and hammer catch. 17 groove slide handle and smooth pistol grip stock with checkered hard rubber Winchester buttplate. Includes original box.

Rating Definition:

Very fine with 95% original blue finish on the barrel, magazine, and receiver. Some light slide retraction marks on the barrel sides, and some small handling marks. The wood is also very fine with a few small dings. Mechanically excellent.



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