What year is Winchester Model 61?

What year is Winchester Model 61?

The Winchester Model 61 was an American slide-action . 22 caliber rimfire rifle produced by the Winchester Repeating Arms Company from 1932 to 1963. Winchester’s first hammerless slide-action rifle design, the Model 61 acted as a “replacement” for the Model 62.

How many rounds does a Winchester Model 61 hold?

It featured a 24” round or octagon barrel with cartridge interchangeability—Short, Long and Long Rifle—and could also be ordered with the Routledge smoothbore barrel.

Who designed the Winchester Model 61?

Designed by John Moses Browning, the Model 1890 aped Winchester’s lever-action rifle with a tubular magazine under the barrel, an exposed hammer, and top ejection. It was an instant success and set the standard for all .

What year was my Winchester 62A made?

The Model 62A was the last version of the Model 62 series. It was in production from 1939 to 1943 and then again from 1946 to 1958, after the culmination of World War II.

What is the difference between a Winchester Model 62 and 62A?

A name change, from the Model 62 to the Model 62A, occurred in the middle of 1940 when Winchester changed the breech bolt mechanism. This occurred around serial number 98,200. All Model 62 guns produced prior to this change had a slide pump forearm that was 5 3/4″ long.

What’s the value of a Winchester Model 61 rifle?

A WINCHESTER MODEL 61 rifle is currently worth an average price of $811.33 used . The 12 month average price is $863.43 used. The used value of a WINCHESTER MODEL 61 rifle has fallen ($67.10) dollars over the past 12 months to a price of $811.33 .

How many Model 61 WRF rifles are there?

Based on the data I have collected on almost 3500 Model 61 rifles the earliest .22 WRF rifle is in the SN 2700 range where they dominate production for the next 1000 rifles. The SN 900 rifles are almost all .22 Short, Long, and Long Rifle chambers.

What was the predecessor to the Winchester 22 WMR?

The 22 W.R.F. was the predecessor to the 22 WMR. The Weaver scope is also very unlikely to be original to the rifle, and depending on what method was used to mount it, it could very negatively affect the value of the rifle. Frankly, we need to see clear detailed pictures of the subject rifle before going any further.

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