This minimized trigger slap and, along with the long sight radius on its 23-inch barrel, made the gun extremely accurate. More post-war 62A models had this feature, than pre-war 62 models. Glad you found my post here because I was not able to log on to that site. Reintroduced as a model 64 with other specifications in 1972, discontinued in 1973. The Model 62 was designed as a. The Winchester Model 62 was produced from 1932 through 1958 with over 409,000 guns sold. In partnership with five of his brothers, Browning later opened a machine shop in Ogden, Utah, but the firm's output of three guns per day could not keep up with demand for his products.
On former gallery guns, condition is everything. The hammerless version is the model 61 with assorted changes from 1932 to the end around 1963 and marked 61. Winchester Model 62 Images can usually be enlarged by clicking them A Brief History of Winchester Rifles and the Model 62 The Winchester Rifles and Shotguns Co. I have been fooling with Winchesters for years and I have never heard of a factory checkered model 62 yet. Introduced in 1937, with a model 69 marking. A triangular cartridge-shaped cutout in the top of the tube ensured the rounds were loaded facing the right direction, making them great gallery guns.
Total production of the model 1897 reached 1,024,700, when the parts clean-up began, resulting in 2,000 more guns assembled. The Winchester Model 62 was in production from 1932 till 1958. Serial numbers range from one to around 10,000; a few guns do not have serial numbers. What is it worth to an individual potential buyer. Every little detail matters on these guns.
I don't care about the value because are priceless to me. Another 15 guns assembled from parts on hand in late 1946. If it's a model 1912, it was made in 1926. If a Model 62 has the large Winchester rollmark, triangular cutout on the magazine tube, and is chambered in. No further production or numbering took place.
The Winchester model 62 is also very accurate and about as reliable as. About 3,200 were made, but many of these remained on hand for almost 100 years until they were sold to employees for as little as one dollar in Winchester's surplus store. Adobe Reader is available free from Adobe. In general, this information is the same that you would get if you called our customer service department and asked them for the information. Model 1897 serial numbers begin at serial number 31609, approximately where the 1893 model serials ended.
The gun was fitted with basic bead front and open rear sights. Instead, it is a parts clean-up Model 90 or 06. If not as described refund less postage. Then, some how I have 2 rifles in the 372xxx range and one at 386xxx! As a result of this visit, Browning signed an agreement that licensed Colt to produce his pistols and promised additional licenses for improvements in these designs. You will need the Adobe Reader program to open this file.
The screw head slots display only a small amount of tooling and are highly serviceable. Appraisal - How to determine a value for your gun To determine the value of your firearm, you must first analyze it carefully. The denting on the wood, mostly butt stock is why it does not rate 98%. Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 85% of its metal finish. Production for years 1950-1952, 65-66, 67-70 and 72-75 were not kept separate for each year and were bulked together by the factory. We work hard to bring the best Firearms Forum has to offer! The Winchester Model 62 had a straight walnut stock and grooved slide handle. The guns were durable and well liked.
Winchester offers rifle ammo … — Three Winchester lever-action rifles at the end of a rack of guns caught the eye of Tom Olaviany. Interested in any information regarding my Model 61 and Model 62A Winchester Rifles. I bought a 62A brand new in 1954. Tell us more about your rifle? None of the page scans are of original documents but are simply transcribed information typed into a word processing program. A total of 545,511 were delivered to U. The new Y series began in 1972 with number Y2000100. The 62A was my grandfather and the 62 was my fathers.