This is a terrific 4-digit Type-I-2 standard rifle produced in 1937 and chambered in .22 Hornet. The rifle grades in NRA very good condition.
The original Winchester Carbonia bluing grades at 90%-95%, with minimal edge wear, a few areas of light freckling and some emerging patina. Are a few minor scratches which are all shown in the photos. Thee is one area of notable freckling on the left side of the receiver aft of the trademark logo. There are no other notable problems, including scratches, rubs, pits or gouges. There are no added holes in the receiver or barrel. The barrel date stamp is 1935 and appears to be original to the rifle. The floor plate, and trigger guard have some emerging brown patina.
The stock appears to have a vintage refinish, but is otherwise unmodified. It retrains the original steel buttplate and has not been shortened. There are no stains, cracks gouges or other noteworthy blemishes. The original checkering remains well defined with no major blemishes. There is some bluing loss on the heel of the buttplate.
The bolt is serial number matched to the rifle. All original Hornet parts are present. The original .22 Hornet chamber has been verified - this rifle has not been rechambered. The bore of the 24" CMS steel barrel has been inspected by borescope and is in excellent condition. The rifling is bright and strong with no throat erosion or pits. There is slight copper fouling, but no notable wear or other problems. We grade the bore an 8 out of 10.
NOTE: This item can only be shipped directly to you if you are an FFL or C&R license holder. If this is not the case, the item must be shipped to an FFL holder near you who can complete the transfer. If needed, we are happy to assist you in locating an FFL holder near you who can assist in this way.