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Seller: LeRoy Merz Antique Guns
Company: Merz Antique Guns
Member Since: 10/27/09
First Name: LeRoy
Last Name: Merz
Country: United States
Phone: (218) 739-3255
Fax: (218) 739-4599
Active Listings: 847
Total Listings: 35302
Seller Type:FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Methods: Money orders, cashier or personal checks
WINCHESTER POST-64 MODEL 70
This is an early 1967 gun. By now Winchester had already been blasted for 3 years about their "new and improved" model 70. Things weren't going well for Winchester and they were scrambling to come up with a model 70 that people wouldn't hate. They still weren't quite there, but were improving slowly. By early 67 this would be about their 3rd attempt to make a better gun. This is a very nice example. All blue remaining. All wood finish remaining. Little or no wear anywhere. This gun is pretty much "as new". Mounted on this gun is an early Bushnell 4X scope on the traditional Weaver mounts. There isn't much sense having a nice collection of pre-64s if you don't have a couple of post-64s for comparison to show Winchester's screw up in 1964. Cal 30-06.
Leroy Merz Antique Firearms specializes in antique and vintage Winchesters and other fine American firearms. Since 1965 Mr. Merz has taken part in the world of firearms and has been a contributor to many well known reference books. Just recently we mailed the 123rd edition of our privately-published catalog. We have hundreds of additional guns in every price range at our home online. Search for Merz Antiques in google.