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Value of a 1906 Winchester Repeating Arms .22 cal rifle, serial

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Value of a 1906 Winchester Repeating Arms .22 cal rifle, serial #257175.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Firearms
Expert:  Bill replied 1 year ago.
Hi, I would be glad to help you any way that I can by answering your question to the best of my ability.
The year of manufacture for serial number 257175 is 1911.
Here is some info and the current Blue Book Values:
MODEL 1906 - .22 S, L, or LR, 20 in. round barrel, tube mag., visible hammer, open sights, straight stock with shotgun buttplate. Approx. 848,000 mfg. between 1906-1932.
Current Values:
95%: $2500
90%: $1750
80%: $900
70%: $550
60%: $450
Add 20% for non-grooved forearm.
Add 20% for .22 S cal. only.
Here is some info to help you grade it:
PHOTO PERCENTAGE GRADING SYSTEM CONVERSION GUIDELINES -
New/Perfect – 100% condition with or without box. 100% on currently manufactured firearms assumes NIB (New In Box) condition and not sold previously at retail.
Mint – typically 98%-99% condition with almost no observable wear. Probably sold previously at retail, and may have been shot occasionally.
Excellent – 95%+ - 98% condition.
Very Good – 80% - 95% condition (all parts/finish should be original).
Good - 60% – 80% condition (all parts/finish should be original).
Fair – 20% - 60% condition (all parts/finish may or may not be original, but must function properly and shoot).
Poor – under 20% condition (shooting not a factor)
NRA MODERN CONDITION DESCRIPTIONS -
New – not previously sold at retail, in same condition as current factory production.
Perfect – in new condition in every respect, may have previously been sold at retail.
Excellent – near new condition, used but little, no noticeable marring of wood or metal, bluing near perfect (except at muzzle or sharp edges).
Very Good – in perfect working condition, no appreciable wear on working surfaces, no corrosion or pitting, only minor surface dents or scratches.
Good – in safe working condition, minor wear on working surfaces, no broken parts, no corrosion or pitting that will interfere with proper functioning.
Fair – in safe working condition, but well worn, perhaps requiring replacement of minor parts or adjustments which should be indicated in advertisement, no rust, but may have corrosion pits which do not render article unsafe or inoperable.

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