What year was my Winchester Model 88 made?

What year was my Winchester Model 88 made?

The Model 88 rifles with 22″ barrels were made from 1955 to 1973 with about 284,000 total of all versions being made.

How many rounds does a Winchester Model 88 hold?

Model 88

Winchester Model 88
Length 42.1 in (1,070 mm)
Barrel length 22 in (560 mm)
Cartridge .243 Winchester .284 Winchester .308 Winchester .358 Winchester
Feed system Four or five-round detachable box magazine

What caliber did the Model 88 Winchester come in?

.308 Win
The engineering boys began developing a more modern lever-action rifle, and in 1955 the Model 88 debuted, chambered in . 308 Win. The Model 88 was a completely new design in lever actions.

Does Winchester still make lever-action rifles?

The venerable Winchester Model 94 lever-action rifle was discontinued, along with the Model 70 boltaction rifle and the Model 1300 pump-action shotgun. With more than 6.5 million manufactured since its introduction in 1894, it is also the most popular lever-action rifle in history.

When did the Winchester Model 88 win come out?

The 358 Win. was made only from 1956 to 1962. The 19″ carbine from 1968 to 1973. In all, just 28,330 Model 88s were produced as carbines. The carbines utilized a front barrel band that the sling swivel was attached into.

What’s the difference between a Winchester Model 88 and a Leeroy?

(2) The Model 88 is narrower in width on the bottom part in front of the rear shelf by about .120 on each side to accommodate the rails that contain the lever linkage. (3) On the upper inside recess, the Model 88 has two slots machined to accept the lever’s links at full lockup.

Are there firing pins for the Model 88?

Firing Pins : At about the time the Model 100 came into being, the 88 underwent internal changes in that many of the 100 parts could be utilized. One of these was the firing pin. Even the replacement recall firing pins for the Model 100 will fit the later Model 88’s.

Is the recoil block the same on a Winchester 88?

Notice both blocks probably started as the same part, but the 88 has sideplate AND link slot clearances machined in. You may see some older guns with a new style recoil block and a replacement stock.