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Da Shiznit
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Posted - 11/15/2005 :  5:40:20 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have a Winchester Model 275 .22 Magnum Pump Rifle
I been looking all over the internet about this Rifle, but no luck
If someone can provide me with info and how much is worth I'll apreciate it. The rifle is in great shape

Thank you

merrbarb
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USA
148 Posts

Posted - 11/15/2005 :  6:35:06 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Sir: Man, I love this forum. I never knew that there was a model 275 Winchester. But there it was, in the Blue Book (not in the Standard Catalog of Firearms, 2005 ed. that I could locate). The Blue book says it is similar to the Model 270 but in .22 Mag. In "great Shape" ??? it could be worth, according to the Blue Book, (100%) $165.00. Mfg. 1963 to 1973. Thats all that I can tell you. Hope others can chime in. By the by, I do like the .22 mag. rimfire.

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cajunman
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USA
45 Posts

Posted - 11/15/2005 :  6:39:14 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hello,

They made this one and a lever, Model 255, in .22 Magnum.
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Da Shiznit
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Posted - 11/15/2005 :  7:51:23 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
thanks merrbarb & cajunman

Can you tell me why there isn't to much info out there about this rifle? If its so rare how come its not worth more money ?

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Bert H.
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USA
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Posted - 11/15/2005 :  8:07:56 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
It is not rare, and it is a relatively modern rifle (based on when it was introduced). The real reason that it is not worth much, is because of when it was made. Winchester's quality control was at an all time low during the mid 1960s through the 1970s. Most of the new Models Winchester introduced after 1963 were considered by most to be JUNK when compared to the pre-1964 firearms they made.

Bert H.

Real Men use a WINCHESTER Single-Shot!
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merrbarb
Junior Member

USA
148 Posts

Posted - 11/15/2005 :  8:23:01 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Da Shiznit: This post doesn't seem to draw the attention of a lot of experts, so I'll attempt to answer though I have no personal experience with the Mo. 250 or the 270. Winchester Repeating Arms co. went through a number of corporate changes (I'm bypassing the 1850 to 1954 periods) generated by more costs than income. The "pre 64" term that you may have heard was a cost cutting move that affected the physical attributes of Winchester firearms, as well as the emotions of Winchester (and all) firearms enthusiasts. (Note: this was changed more than a few years ago and now the firearms are of the highest quality, again). I'm speculating that the Models of that genre (e.g. Mo. 250 and 270) were of less quality than normally expected of Winchester. I have attended a lot of gun shows in primarily Pennsylvania (and we are blessed with more than a few). I have not seen these models for sale. True, they were produced in fewer numbers than other .22s, but I , as I observed, believe that they are not yet popular collectable items. I'm sure that the 250 and 270 are very good and reliable, and best of all fun to use. After all, this is what its all about . Of course, if its a good investment, thats a big plus.

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