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*RARE WINCHESTER MODEL 65 LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 1006230. Cal. 218 Bee. Standard grade rifle with 24-1/4″ tapered rnd bbl, button magazine & ramp front sight with hood, slot blank in the rear seat & scarce bolt peep. Mounted with uncheckered, straight grain American walnut, semi-beavertail forearm & pistol grip stock with checkered steel buttplate. One of the most rare of all Winchester lever action rifles, the model 65 was produced only from 1933 to 1947 and only 5,704 rifles were manufactured in 3 caliber in both standard & deluxe versions. These slim, trim, well balanced rifles, while popular were slow to sell during the great American Depression and fell completely out of favor post WWII with only those few rifles produced. Very few are found today with crisp, orig finish. PROVENANCE: Woody Frey Collection. CONDITION: Extremely fine plus, all orig. Appears to be pristine, new & unfired, retaining virtually all of its crisp, orig, bright blue & crisp finish on the wood. Receiver has a couple of tiny nicks. Mechanics are crisp, brilliant shiny bore. 4-48462 JR229 (4,000-6,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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