When did the first commemorative Winchester gun come out?
Winchester Commemoratives Winchester Commemoratives were first introduced in 1964, with the Wyoming Diamond Jubilee. Each Commemorative was issued as a reproduction of a historically famous gun model or to honor a historically significant person, group, event or institution relating to U.S. or Canadian history.
When did the first commemorative Winchester 300 come out?
Winchester Commemoratives Year Model Scheduled Produced Orig Price Great American Buffalo N/A N/A N/A Custer’s Last Stand 300 300 N/A 1994 Limited Edition Centennial – Gold 50 50 1997 First Swiss American 300 300 (E)
Are there any Winchester commemoratives that are collectors?
As with firearms in general, not all commemorative models have achieved collector status, although most enjoy an active market.
Are there any commemorative issues of the Winchester rifle?
Even though some of the Commemoratives are extremely rare, Winchester Commemorative issues are an affordable way for beginning collectors to put together a variety of collections of new condition Winchesters to suit individual interests (States, Centennials, Indians, Lawmen, Canadian, etc.).
What are the features of a Winchester commemorative?
Commemoratives are generally of very excellent quality and are often embellished with fancy stocks and metal finishes such as silver, nickel, or gold plating. Manufactured to be instant collectibles, they are pleasing to the eye. As with firearms in general, not all commemorative models have achieved collector status,…
How much does a 1970 Winchester Lone Star cost?
Winchester Commemoratives Year Model Scheduled Produced Orig Price 1970 Lone Star 55,259 38,385 $140.00 1971 NRA Musket & Rifle 58,927 44, $149.95 1972 Yellow Boy (E) + 5,500 4,903 $149.95 1973 R.C.M.P + 10,442 9,500 $189.95