Composite Winchester Model 62 Gallery Slide Action Rifle

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Composite Winchester Model 62 Gallery Slide Action Rifle
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Estimate: $700 - 1200
This is an example of a standard gallery gun in .22 short only with triangular feed cut in the magazine tube. The barrel has standard Winchester markings with the factory proof on the barrel and receiver at the breech. Blade front sight and adjustable rear sight, (elevator missing). The receiver has the serial number "848757" and the lower tang has the serial number "21348". The receiver, barrel, hammer, magazine tube and crescent buttplate are nickel the remaining parts are blue. Rounded ribbed slide handle and straight grip stock.
BBL: 23 inch round
Stock: walnut
Gauge: 22 short
Finish: nickel
Serial Number: 848757
Condition: Very good as assembled. The rifle retains 90% original nickel finish with high edge wear and scattered light flaking. All of the blue surfaces have a dark patina with some minor spotting. The revarnished wood is good with a few minor gouges on the forearm and underside of buttstock, with some scattered minor dings and dents and half of the varnish remaining. Markings are clear and action is fine.