model 62question


.22LR
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 1:06 pm
i have a model 62. it has serial number 192890. long forearm, 17 grooves. the barrel is stamped 62, i thought it was and should be marked 62A. i know that the barrel was never changed. any ideas?

.410
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 1:27 pm
What does the barrel proof mark look like is it an oval P or Oval pw or both combined

.22LR
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 1:50 pm
it has pw in an oval on the barrel and on the reciever

.410
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 2:43 pm
When you turn the gun over and look behind the trigger guard do you see one screw hole or 4 screw holes

.22LR
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 2:56 pm
on the tang there is one screw hole on the end of the tang, and serial number in the middle of the tang.

.410
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 3:11 pm
You have a third type model 62 barrel which is a 62-2

.22LR
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 3:18 pm
it is stamped 62- . i thought it would have 62a stamp because of the manufacture date. i was t aware of a model 62-2

.410
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 3:27 pm
The roll stamp reads
Made in New Haven .Conn -winchester - model 62-
----- u.s.of America-------trade mark ------ 22 s.l.orl.r.-

Correct

.22LR
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 3:40 pm
yes that is correct

.410
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 3:52 pm
It's due to the result of the factory using the older model 62 barrels until they were gone 62a was used later
Ohhh and welcome to the forum I'm new also

.22LR
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 4:00 pm
i thought that might be the answer. i have a model 21 that defies all research to. a four digit gun that is a post war gun. thank you for the help

.22LR
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 4:08 pm
if these gun companies were that frugal today they might not be going out of business

.410
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 4:30 pm
Ohhh interested I probably think I already have the 21 answer email me the details

.410
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 4:33 pm
Lawyers pretty hard on the gun companies

.22LR
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 3:03 pm
private message sent

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