A fine .30-06 (Sprg) 'Model 70' sporting rifle by Winchester, no. 51400
Lot 97S1
A fine .30-06 (Sprg) 'Model 70' sporting rifle by Winchester, no. 51400
Sold for £2,125 (US$ 3,469) inc. premium

Lot Details
A fine .30-06 (Sprg) 'Model 70' sporting rifle by Winchester, no. 51400
Bolt-head safety, the action with charger-guide, hinged magazine-floorplate, figured stock with pistolgrip and chequered blued steel butt-plate, sling-swivels, the Winchester Proof Steel barrel, engraved Made in New Haven, Conn. U.S. of America, Winchester Proof Steel, Model 70 - .30 Gov't. 06, with ramp-mounted blade-foresight with protector (rearsight missing), the receiver mounted with Burris 'scope-mounts and rings
Weight 8lb. 10¼oz., 13 5/8in. pull (13 3/8in. stock), 24in. barrel, London nitro proof

Footnotes

  • The serial number suggests that this rifle was completed circa 1945

    This rifle is in excellent condition and appears to have had little use
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