What was the weight of a Winchester 69A?
A safety lever was added alongside the bolt on the right side. The standard barrel was 25″ long, somewhat heavier than that of the original 69. Weight was about 5 pounds. The gun remained essentially unchanged until it was discontinued in 1963. This was the Model 69A.
When did the Winchester Model 69 get retired?
The Model 69 was retired without a direct replacement; all other mid-priced .22 bolt-action repeaters had already been dropped from the Winchester lineup, leaving the Model 52 standing alone in the catalog until the introduction of the Model 131 in 1967. ^ Henshaw 1993, p. 106.
When did the Winchester 69A scope come out?
In 1937, as an option, the 69s and later the 69As could be ordered with either 2 3/4-power or 5-power scopes. The scope bases were affixed to the gun, but the scope was not mounted from the factory. It came dismounted in the same packing box as the rifle. The scoped rifles were discontinued in 1941.
What’s the serial number on a Winchester rifle?
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Is the 22 inch barrel the same as the 69A?
Both have the same action as the Model 69A; the bolts are identical. I have a Model 75 sporter made in 1956 and it’s the most accurate .22 I own. The barrel is 23″, shorter than the 25-inch barrel found on the 69A.
When did the winchester.22 Rim Fire change?
All stocks had a composition buttplate with the Winchester logo molded in. The rifle was redesigned and then modified around December of 1937 to cock on opening, eliminating the cocking knob. The new bolt gave a very fast lock time, one of the best for rifles of that era, or any era for that matter.