Lot #3593
Lot #3595

Lot 3594: WWII Production Winchester Model 61 Rifle in .22 LR Shot Caliber

World War II Production Winchester Model 61 Slide Action Rifle in Scarce .22 LR for Shot Only Caliber

Auction Date: December 11, 2022

Lot 3594: WWII Production Winchester Model 61 Rifle in .22 LR Shot Caliber

World War II Production Winchester Model 61 Slide Action Rifle in Scarce .22 LR for Shot Only Caliber

Auction Date: December 11, 2022

Estimated Price: $3,750 - $5,500
Price Realized:

World War II Production Winchester Model 61 Slide Action Rifle in Scarce .22 LR for Shot Only Caliber

Manufacturer: Winchester
Model: 61
Type: Rifle
Gauge: 22 LR Shot
Barrel: 24 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip:
Stock: walnut
Item Views: 316
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 310
Class: Curio & Relic Long Gun
Description:

Manufactured in 1942. Single nickel bead sight, Winchester counterbored smooth bore barrel, Winchester "WP" proofs on barrel and correct top grooved receiver at the breech, matching numbers on the receiver and trigger guard assembly, and smooth trigger. Walnut 17 groove forend and smooth pistol grip stock with checkered blue steel buttplate.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retains 95% plus of the original blue finish with slide retraction wear, the balance having thinned to a smooth grey patina. The wood is excellent with a few scattered light handling marks. Mechanically excellent.



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