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    Known as the Preferred Rifle Configuration of Famed Writer Jack O'Connor.

    Pre-64 Winchester Model 70 Featherweight Bolt Action Rifle with Telescopic Sight.

    Serial no. 511771, .270 WIN. caliber, 22 1/2-inch barrel with hooded front sight and folding rear sight. Blued finish. Checkered walnut pistolgrip stock with sling swivels and vinyl shoulder sling. Factory rubber recoil pad. Mounted Lyman Alaskan 2 1/2-power Lee Dot telescopic sight.
    Manufactured in 1961. Note: This was the preferred rifle and configuration of famed author and outdoorsman Jack O'Connor. Jack is best known as a writer for Outdoor Life, where he served as a Shooting Editor for 31 years! He was also very outspoken about the support of the .270 Winchester cartridge.

    Condition: Good. Retaining approximately 90-92% finish with noticeable thinning near muzzle, handling wear and fine spots. Scattered scuffs and dings present to wood. Action crisp. Bright bore. Clear optics.


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