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*WINCHESTER MODEL 71 LATE TYPE DELUXE LEVER ACTION RIFLE. SN 23674. Cal. 348. Fine deluxe rifle with 24″ tapered rd bbl, half magazine, ramp front sight with hood & semi-buckhorn rear sight. Mounted with nicely figured slab sawed American walnut that has checkered beavertail forearm & capped pistol grip stock with checkered steel buttplate. Buttstock & forend cap have deluxe sling swivel bases containing orig swivels. The Model 71 was in production from late 1935 until 1958 when the model was discontinued after only 47,254 were produced. No production or shipping records are available but it is believed that the deluxe version of this rifle was produced in substantially fewer numbers than the standard grade version. The total production numbers include not only standard grade and deluxe rifles, but also standard grade and deluxe carbines. A few were produced in cal 33 WCF & 45-70. CONDITION: Extremely fine plus. Appears to be new and unfired retaining virtually all of it’s crisp orig blue that seems to have extra polish from the factory on the receiver. Wood is sound with a few, very minor handling & storage nicks and scratches and retains virtually all of it’s bright, orig factory finish. Mechanics are crisp. Brilliant shiny bore. 4-49000 JR156 (5,000-6,000)

Auction: Firearms - Fall 2013
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