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winchester model 61-22 S.L or L.R.pump serial #102628 What

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winchester model 61-22 S.L or L.R.pump serial #102628 What is this gun worth in good condition
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Firearms
Expert:  TOM replied 5 years ago.


The Winchester Model 61 is a slide action rifle chambered for the 22 short, long, long rifle, Winchester RimFire or the 22 Magnum. It has a 24" round or octagon barrel with a tube magazine. The receiver and barrel are blued with a plain pistol grip walnut stock. It was made with a rifled barrel and with a smoothbore for 22 shot. There were 10 different chamber and barrel variations available. All Model 61's are takedown guns. Pre-war rifles have a short slide handle and post war will have a long slide handle. There were approximately 342,000 Model 61's produced between 1932 and 1963. Your gun was made in 1948. The values for post war models are:

excellent-$2000, very good-$1200, good-$800, fair-$450, poor-$250.

Add 50% for single caliber guns, (22 short, 22 shot, WRF)

Add 75% for octagon barreled guns.

I hope this helps you,


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