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Winchester annie oakley commemorative model 9422 in. Cherokee nation applauds bass pro shops for removal of trail. It ended up as probably the bestmade winchester rifle since 1964 when unfortunate costcutting measures were implemented. When the 9422 was released in 1972 it was a high quality rifle with a very nicely polished and blued milled steel receiver and nicely finished and fitted walnut stock and forearm. Winchester s action is a bit more complicated, and though it takes down in a similar fashion, is not really a takedownand go system. The current bid i can see, but youd get a more definitive answer from the winchester subforum over on. Winchester vintage hunting books and manuals for sale ebay. Fabrique nationale fn of belgium and the browning arms company of ogden, utah, united states.
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Cherokee nation applauds bass pro shops for removal of. Aug 15, 2008 such as the civil war and winchester s rivalry with the spencer rifle. It was designed to capture the image of the traditional leveractions with exposed hammer, straight grip, tube magazine and barrel bands. We thank you for viewing our listings and for shopping with us. A history of the guns and the company that made them. This is a discussion on winchester 9422m in the house within the lever action forums, part of the gun forum category.
Repeating arms company in new haven, connecticut in one of the worlds most modern firearms factories. The history of winchester firearms is a captivating and wonderfully illustrated chronicle of one of the most famous and legendary names in history. Neither the bolt face or the bore show any evidence of actual usage. I have the very same model and shoot it very occasionally. You can buy winchester 9422 with confidence from thousands of. Did read a nice article on the model 9422,on line sometime ago. Lot 1057 detail cased winchester model 94 matched set of one thousand commemorative lever action rifle ensemble. Sell your winchester 9422m for free today on gunsamerica. John browning was long dead when the allnew winchester 9422 was introduced in 1972. Winchester 9422 s, l, l rifle from the first year of production. Winchester rifle is a comprehensive term describing a series of leveraction repeating rifles. At one time a shawnee indian camping ground, winchester was founded in 1744 by colonel james wood and is the oldest city in the commonwealth west of the blue ridge mountains.
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In 1978, the 9422 was upgraded with an optional xtr model, which featured highgloss bluing and a more highly polished stock and fore end. The rest is history with the model 9422 being acclaimed as the premier lever action rimfire rifle. Winchester commemoratives were first introduced in 1964, with the wyoming diamond jubilee. It gave an over view of the models and their introduction. Complete with box papers pamphlets hangtag and all. Jan 05, 2012 ive been looking at buying a winchester 9422 to use in my clubs cowboy action silhouette matches. Get the best deals on winchester vintage hunting books and manuals when you shop the largest online selection at. Winchester model 9422 leveraction rifle american rifleman. When the 9422 was introduced, winchester was trying to recover from its decision made almost a decade earlier to cheapen its guns, most notably the model 70.
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What is the value of winchester repeating arms rifle model 9422 m xtr 22 win magnum never used also as a scope. In 2006, falling on economic hard times, usrac called it quits and closed the doors of the old winchester new haven plant forever. Rules let us use only slide action or lever action rimfire rifles no magnums though, so it looks like the only lever action options i have are the 9422 or the marlin 39a. What is the age and value of a winchester model 9422m serial number f715582. For well over 100 years the production of winchester rifles and shotguns was associated with the famed, original factory in new haven, connecticut. Since 1964 the winchester repeating arms company now the united states repeating arms company has produced special, limited edition model 94 rifles and carbines to commemorate significant events, people, places or periods in united states or canadian history.
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I consent to williams gun sight collecting my details through this form. Winchester s model 9422 produced from 1972 to 2005, this is the finest leveraction. Cancel your plans and book a trip to this vineyard. This new building would be dedicated to the production of several key firearms that were extremely popular at the time. Please notify us if you would like additional pictures. The winchester brand is today owned by the olin corporation and the name is used under license by two subsidiaries of the herstal group. In new haven, priced on the 9422 and 9422 magnum have skyrocketed. Borrowed from its mothers revered model 61 pump action that was a victim of the infamous winchester 1964 reorganization, the 9422s action is velvetysmooth compared to the marlins. Winchester model 9422 leveraction rifle i own the one my dad had. The winchester 9422 had a 33year production run and was one of the most popular. During the winchester model 9422s 33year production runfrom 1972 through 2005the wellbuilt and extremely accurate. Winchesters action is a bit more complicated, and though it takes down in a similar fashion, is not really a takedownand go system. Sell your winchester 9422 for free today on gunsamerica. This is not a comprehensive book on the history of winchester during and including americas history, but instead, a fun timeline of the henry rifle and its evolution into the winchester carbine, rifle, and musket.
Apr 11, 2017 the winchester 9422 isnt the lightest of 22s, but it can be easily broken down in a more compact package. Views and opinions expressed here are not necessarily that of winchester. It would be great, if winchester would release and post the serial numbers,instead of having to call to get the manufacture date for each rifle a person whats to know that information on. The entire factory was occupied with production of these products with no excess capacity available and. Winchester s 9422, introduced in the early 70s, duplicated the style of the marlin at the same time it varied from it and challenged it. When and why did production of winchesters historic. Find winchester 9422 for sale at, the worlds largest gun auction site. Okay, lets say with nontarget type ammo what would the real world accuracy of the 9422 be with factory open sight at 25 and 50 yards.
The winchester repeating arms company was a prominent american maker of repeating firearms, located in new haven, connecticut. Made in the last year of production and in nib condition with papers and hang tag. A fascinating history of the family behind the popular firearm that changed america and the world arguably the worlds most famous firearm, the winchester repeating rifle was sought after by a cast of characters ranging from the settlers of the american west to the ottoman empires army. When and why did production of winchester s historic designs move to japan. This is the inner magazine tube for the winchester 9422. A fascinating history of the family behind the popular firearm that changed america and the world arguably the worlds most famous firearm. They were kind of surprised i was told that the first year serial numbers started. Winchester model 9422 lever action rifle owners manual important instructions for winchester model 9422 lever action rifle u. Winchester 9422 a subjective and opinionated comparison by tom boyle traditional lever action. Special legacy new in box for sale by b and b on gunsamerica 9633754. Just acquired a 1973 winchester 9422m, been looking a long time for one reasonably priced. The 9422 is the perfect combination of function and history, i was once told by. Winchester model 9422 leveraction carbine exploded gun.1445 612 977 654 147 1574 548 85 193 1325 668 1066 1630 27 1275 1054 716 406 1239 1275 1240 250 684 434 1 1547 1175 1031 248 1621 1640 352 784 730 1467 813 507 373 804 517 1428 699 1388 1076 1209