There are more than 2 million Model 70s out there, and it is often a standard by which other rifles are judged. announced that its New haven, CT, plant was being shut down and that the Models 70 and 94 would no longer be made.
Features such as controlled-round feeding and the three-position safety–not to mention classic good looks and a reputation for quality and accuracy–are just some of those measures. Since then, a long-term license agreement has been struck with Browning to manufacture and distribute Winchester-brand rifles and shotguns.
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I posted a rebuttal to that post on Wiki 3-years ago. Bert, It seems you've either deleted my posts or they haven't been added. I was also wondering if I were to redo the blue on the rifle if that would affect pricing positively or negatively.
My 98xxx is a regular .22 and the other three are .22 magnums.
Would really like to know when this gun was made and how much it is worth.
One of the most notable changes occurred in the 1960s when production costs of the earlier Model 94 design increased dramatically, the company made the decision to find less expensive methods of production or face pricing itself out of the hunting market, which made up a large percentage of retail sales.
they chose stamped sheet metal and roll pins for parts previously machined from solid steel.