This .270 Win standard rifle was produced in 1952 at the peak of model 70 production. This is a superb example in all original factory-original finishes with no modifications. This rifle is from the first year of Monte Carlo comb production and has all correct features for this option, including the fold-down rear sight. The rifle grades in NRA excellent approaching perfect condition. This is a collectible rifle in very high condition.
The stock retains the original factory finish with no noted blemishes. This is from the period that Winchester was using excellent straight grain wood and a slight reddish tint to the stock finish. This is a nice stock with deep colored walnut. The factory steel buttplate and swivels are present with negligible wear. There are no notable finish blemishes, cracks, gouges, or stains in the wood. The original checkering is crisp with no problems. The original bluing grades at 99% with no notable wear, other than slight edge wear on the sight hood and a faint mark from a scope mount on the bridge. There are no scratches, rubs or other noteworthy blemishes. The bore of the 24" barrel is mint, grading at near perfect with the borescope. It is our opinion that our disassembly for cleaning, inspection and photographs may be the first time this rifle has been apart from the stock.
All parts are correct for the year and build of this rifle. The bolt is serial number matched to the action. It is our opinion this rifle is 100% original.
NOTE: This rifle must be shipped to an FFL or C&R holder who can complete the transfer. If needed, we are happy to assist you in locating an FFL holder near you who receive and transfer the rifle to you.