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Old October 19, 2008, 05:20 PM   #1
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How Much $ 4 a Winchester Model 61??

Title is self explanatory. Looking at buying a Win pump 22 for three hundred this week. Any thoughts?
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Old October 19, 2008, 05:38 PM   #2
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$300 for a working M61 is an very good price, provided the finish hasn't been completely destroyed.
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Old October 19, 2008, 06:10 PM   #3
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It has some marks down the barrel. Its tag says "good" and I am told it shoots straight.

Looking at the gun you can tell it has been "loved" but the barrel looks great and the action slides just right.

I am sure the smith at the shop did some work on it.

Thanks for the input.
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Old October 19, 2008, 06:15 PM   #4
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Quote:
Title is self explanatory
No, it's not.

How much four dollars?

Probably quite a few four dollars, although I've never heard of anyone pricing guns in four dollar increments before...

300/4=75 so seventy-five four dollars?
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Old October 19, 2008, 06:18 PM   #5
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well put Lahey and I apologize for the miscommunication. Got a laugh out of your response.
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Old October 20, 2008, 02:10 PM   #6
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I bought mine last month for $300. It's clearly been around the back 40 a few times and, judging by some minor exterior rust spots, hung up wet a time or two. Mechanicals are all sound and shoots LRs just fine (haven't tried shorts or longs yet). As a kid in the late '40s - early '50s, it was one of my two favorite plinkers (Model 63 was the other). I've seen others in better shape than the one I bought -- but the cheapest of those was $500. I'm happy, especially since it has a grooved receiver so I can scope it to give these 65-year-old eyes a better than even chance to at least hit the paper.
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Old October 20, 2008, 02:37 PM   #7
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I had mine appraised at $1300.
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Old October 21, 2008, 07:35 AM   #8
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1,300!!??

Was that right out of the box!?

My grandfather has a Winchester pump 22 and I LOVE that little gun but I am not about to drop over a thousand on one.
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Old October 21, 2008, 11:30 AM   #9
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Nope. It's in 98% condition. Made in 1955. It's amazing because it was my first gun and I carried it all over hell and gone as a kid and I never took care of anything. There isn't a scratch on it.
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