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Lot 473: Winchester Model 61 Magnum Slide Action Rifle

Auction Date: August 26, 2022

Lot 473: Winchester Model 61 Magnum Slide Action Rifle

Auction Date: August 26, 2022

Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,500
Price Realized:

Winchester Model 61 Magnum Slide Action Rifle

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 61
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 22 Winchester magnum RF
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 494
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 360
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 1962. It features a dovetail beaded blade front sight, elevation adjustable rear sight, the top of the receiver is grooved for scope mounting, tubular magazine, correct "A" marks visible below serial number, 17 groove flat bottom slide and pistol grip stock with a black plastic buttplate with "WINCHESTER REPEATING ARMS CO" in a circle.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retaining 98% plus original blue finish with limited handling marks and some light wear at the muzzle. Wood is very fine with scattered scratches as well as a hairline stress crack visible at the receiver. Mechanically excellent.



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