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Lot 471: Winchester Model 56 Rifle in .22 Short with Stainless Barrel

Auction Date: August 26, 2022

Winchester Model 56 Bolt Action Rifle in .22 Short with Rare Stainless Steel Barrel

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000

Winchester Model 56 Bolt Action Rifle in .22 Short with Rare Stainless Steel Barrel

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 56-Rifle
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 22 short
Barrel: 22 inch round
Finish: blue/black
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 418
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 360
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured 1926-1929 as one of approximately 1,000 chambered in .22 short. Featuring blade front, folding rear, and Lyman peep receiver sights. The rare stainless steel barrel marked for .22 Short chambering. Fitted in a walnut pistol grip stock with front barrel band.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 60% original black finish on the barrel with most of the wear concentrated around the patent markings. The receiver retains 95% plus original blue finish with limited handling marks. Stock is also very fine with scattered dings and scratches as well as nearly all the original varnish. Mechanically excellent.



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