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Winchester Model 70

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Introduction | Step 1-Model | Step 2- Variation | Step 3- Condition  | Production Information | Gun Parts Diagram | Model 70 Features | History of Winchester Rifles


Features of the Winchester pre-64 Model 70 Rifle

First Pre-war Model built 1932~1942

bulletSafety mounted on rear of bolt
bulletButt Plate metal
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bulletFixed Front Sight
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bulletApproximately 42,000 made

 Post-War Model 70

bulletTransition Model
bulletTakedown
bullet24 inch Round Barrel
bulletAdjustable Rear Sight
bulletNumbered on receiver only
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bulletNumbered 42,000 ~
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bulletBlue Frame Variation
bullet24 inch Octagon Barrel
bulletAdjustable Rear Sight
bulletNumbered on lower tang only up to 232,328 and then on the bottom front end of receiver also
bulletConcealed locking lugs
bulletTakedown
bulletNumbered 112971-325,250
bulletDeluxe versions:  Stock made of Checkered Walnut straight or Pistol Grip and a grooved slide handle

Post-64 Model

bulletMade after 1964
bullet24 inch round barrel
bulletBlued barrel, matt receiver
bulletAdjustable Rear Sight
bulletSerial Numbed from G700,00 - present
bulletNumbered on side of receiver
bulletLater  serial numbers start with a 'G'
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Introduction | Step 1-Model | Step 2- Variation | Step 3- Condition  | Production Information | Gun Parts Diagram | Model 70 Features | History of Winchester Rifles