Lot #3596
Lot #3598

Lot 3597: Winchester Model 61 Magnum Slide Action Rifle

Excellent Winchester Model 61 Magnum Slide Action Rifle

Auction Date: December 11, 2022

Lot 3597: Winchester Model 61 Magnum Slide Action Rifle

Excellent Winchester Model 61 Magnum Slide Action Rifle

Auction Date: December 11, 2022

Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750
Price Realized:

Excellent 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: 408
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 310
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 1963. It features a dovetail beaded blade front sight, elevation adjustable rear sight, grooved top of the receiver for scope mounting, tubular magazine, correct "A" below serial number visible, 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 overall, retaining 98% plus original bright blue finish with a couple light handling marks as well as some slide retraction marks on the barrel. Mechanically excellent.



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