SOLD FOR: $1025
Year of Manufacture: 1980
Caliber/Gauge: 7mm Remington Magnum
Action Type: Bolt Action Rifle with 4 round integral Magazine
Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “-WINCHESTER ® / -MADE IN NEW HAVEN, CONN. U.S.A.”, “MODEL 70- 7MM REM. MAGNUM- / WINCHESTER PROOF STEEL-”. The left side of the receiver is marked “WINCHESTER”. The right side of the receiver is marked with the serial number “G152540”. The buttpad features the Unlce Mike’s company stamp. The bolt is jeweled.
Barrel Length: 24”
Sights/ Optics: The front sight is a blade on a serrated ramp with a protective hood at the muzzle. There is also a scope attached to the receiver. The scope is held in place by two rings. The scope is a Redfield 4-12×42. The reticle is a recreated version of the M40 USMC Reticle with a standard crosshair, two parallel lines on the top to frame an 18” target and an accu-range scale in the lower right quadrant. The scope has only minor wear and remains in Fine condition.
Stock Configuration & Condition/ Grip: The stock is one-piece checkered wood with black nosecap, capped pistol grip, monte carlo comb, ventilated black rubber Uncle Mike’s recoil pad and sling studs front and rear. There are some scratches, nicks and handling marks. There is some wear on the nose and grip caps. The checkering is sharp. There are no chips or cracks. The LOP is 13.5” from the trigger to the rear of the buttpad. The buttpad has some minor handling wear. Overall, the stocks are in Fine condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright. The rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 98% of its finish. There is some minor handling wear but the rifle lacks any notable defects. The markings are clear. The screwheads remain sharp and are serviceable. Overall, the rifle is in Fine-Plus condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The trigger is crisp. The bolt action is smooth. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.
Box Paperwork and Accessories: This rifle comes with the installed scope as described.
Our Assessment: This Winchester Model 70 is a bolt action rifle with integral 4 round magazine that takes 7mm Remington Magnum rounds. The rifle was made in 1980 and is in Fine condition, showing wear consistent with a couple of trips in the field and proper maintenance. The Winchester Model 70 has a reputation as a great rifle and this one is hardly an exception. This rifle is well suited for hunting big game. Good luck on your bid!