SOLD FOR: $3802
Model: 70 Standard Rifle, Product No. G7034CN
Serial Number: 436105
Year of Manufacture: 1958
Caliber: .30-06 Springfield
Action Type: Bolt Action Rifle with Internal Hinged Floorplate Magazine
Barrel Length: 24?
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a beaded blade dovetailed into a ramped serrated base that is fixed to the barrel. The front sight has a protective hood. The rear sight is a flip-up “U” notch sight with a white triangle aiming reference. The rear sight is dovetailed into the barrel. The left rear of the receiver has a pair of drilled, tapped, and filled holes. The top of the receiver is installed with a one-piece base and a pair of rings holding a Leupold 8 power scope. The scope has some scattered light handling marks. There are a few marks through the finish. The scope has a duplex reticle and the glass is clear. The scope rates in Fine condition.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock is one-piece checkered walnut with pistol grip, Monte Carlo comb, checkered black plastic buttplate, and sling swivels front and rear. The stock has custom scroll engraving. There are a few minor compressions, dings, and scratches. There are a few patches of stock finish, most noticeable at the front and rear of the comb. The engraving is deep. There are some scattered light handling marks. The LOP measures 13 1/2” from the front of the trigger to the back of the buttplate. The plate has some nicks, dings, and scratches. The stock rates in Fine overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: Refinished
Bore Condition: The bore is bright with sharp rifling. There are a few patches of pitting. In my opinion, this bore rates 7 out of 10.
Overall Condition: This rifle retains about 92% of its metal finish. The bolt has been jeweled and the numbers are not distinguishable. There are some scuffs that have lightly thinned the finish. There are some scattered draglines and handling marks. There is finish wear on some of the edges. There are some spots of dark discoloration from previous oxidation on the bolt handle. The rear of the bolt is plum. There are some scattered light handling marks. The action shows minor operational wear. The screw heads range from sharp to lightly tool marked. The markings are clear. Overall, this rifle is in Fine Plus condition as Refinished.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this rifle. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: Included is the previously described scope.
Our Assessment: The Winchester Model 70 is an iconic American sporting rifle that has been a staple of hunters for more than 80 years; reliable, robust, and accurate, it is one of the benchmarks by which all bolt action rifles are measured. It has more than earned its nickname of “The Riflemans Rifle“, a true icon. This is a vintage pre-1964 Winchester Model 70 rifle chambered in .30-06 Springfield that was made in 1958. It is a Standard Rifle configuration with a monte-carlo stock. The .30-06 Springfield cartridge is a classic American round which is suitable for just about any game in North America and has a wild variety of loadings available. Not only can it take just about any game in the U.S., it can also be found just about anywhere in the U.S. The rifle is in Fine Plus condition and has been customized with deep relief scroll engraving on the metal and wood. The bottom metal has scroll engraving and a game scene of a bear. The bore has a few defects but is certainly still a shooter. This is a classic hunting rifle in a classic caliber, a match made in heaven. With a nice scope installed, this rifle could be back out in the field dropping bucks for another lifetime. Please see our photos and good luck!
Some are hot, some are not, but thankfully most can be shot!