Photos do show some small scratches. If you have any questions regarding this item, you should contact the Seller before bidding. The Model 61 retained the popular under-barrel tubular magazine. Successful Bidder Instructions: You will be invoiced after the sale. These are highly collectable and the value is based on condition. Additionally, a version specifically for the Gallery that was chambered for. The balance of the finish shows thinning at the edges of the trigger guard and other scattered marks on the underside of the trigger guard.
While Winchester may have ruled the rimfire roost, Remington and Marlin were not simply sitting on their hands. Firearm For Sale — Winchester. We package all merchandise for shipment on the Monday following the sale. Perhaps he or maybe a co-worker spent a few hours carefully mating walnut with the steel, so that the joint was gapless and neither steel or walnut stood proud nor had a crossways scratch. Every Model 62 was a take-down version and had a 23 inch round, tapered barrel.
We accept Cashier's Checks, Money Orders, Cash and Personal Checks. If you are in Southern California, you are welcome to pick your item up and complete the transfer at our shop in Simi Valley M-F, 8-4 and Saturday By Appointment. Successful Bidder Instructions: You will be invoiced by the morning following the sale. Mechanics: We did not fire this rifle. The Winchester Model 62 had a straight walnut stock and grooved slide handle. The Winchester Model 61 only came in a take-down version had a 24 inch round barrel, and a straight type, maple stock that also followed the design of previous models. It is that craftsmanship and work ethic that we still hold valuable.
My question is that the numbers are not the same the one in the front is one number higher. You can contact the seller by clicking on the seller's nickname. At first the Models 1890 and 1906 were cartridge specific—the rifle would only hand. These pages were scanned from documents compiled over the years by the customer service department of Winchester Repeating Arms. We have had problems with rough carrier handling breaking the stocks at the wrist, and since we have begun to disassemble, we have not had any breakage. Standard post-war Model 61s have a larger, more hand-filling fore-end, and some were made with pistol-grip stocks.
This rifle was made in 1961 and has a grooved receiver engraved in a No. The Winchester proof mark is on top of the barrel and the frame. All these predecessor Winchester slide actions had exposed hammers where the new, Winchester Model 61 had an internal hammer. Everybody's broke and a lot of folks are letting their firearms go for cheap. I was dolt that it fires a diffrent round then the.
Each owner had an opportunity to modify the gun, add parts, change parts, and remove features. The gun is as sharp as could be expected, and absolutely original; an early variation of a desirable gun in great condition. We receive about 40 checks a day and do not have the staff required to email everyone when we receive checks. Pump functions correctly and manipulation is not impeded. Unlock additional features, and fewer ads while browsing. The top of the receiver shows marks from a scope once being mounted.
We will purchase or consign single items or entire collections. Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The stocks rate in about Excellent overall condition. The belly of the stock has a few dings, with others scattered elsewhere; nothing is severe. Following in the previous models design, the Model 62 also features an exposed hammer. Personal Checks are held a full week for clearance.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains bluing and metal finish. Does it have a grooved receiver? Returns less shipping are accepted within 3 days of when the item is delivered with signature confirmation. No attempt has been made to determine the value of any Winchester products. Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 96% of its metal finish. If that is the case here, it seems possible that you may have an ex-shooting gallery rifle that was reassembled from two different rifles whose serial numbers are 1 number apart. There is no other detail beyond this that we can provide. As with most vintage Winchesters, the Model 61 generates considerable interest from collectors.
The Pre-War version featured a straight-grip walnut stock of plain grain, a steel shotgun-type buttplate and a grooved fore-end, smaller than subsequent versions. Now, shooting galleries were famous for mismatching parts on reassembly after cleaning. All parts will be individually wrapped. Sixteen years later an almost identical rifle sans the expensive-to-manufacture octagon barrel and crescent buttplate was introduced, the Model 1906. We work hard to bring the best Firearms Forum has to offer! This invoice will include totals for the sale and all instructions. Just makes him angry that mine is so much better than his! The top of the barrel shows a small patch of thinning from rack storage, and scattered freckles of discoloration and erosion. This tubular-magazine rimfire was wildly popular not only in the plethora of shooting galleries that were across the U.