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Letters stamped on Win. M61 trigger guard..?
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January 11, 2023 - 4:16 am
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I just found a Win. M61, made in 1961.  It has a grooved receiver.

On the right side of the trigger guard, behind the trigger is stamped – CHS.  The C could be a different letter?  What does these letters refer to..?

Love the old blued steel & walnut…. I do intend to join the Winchester Collectors shortly.

Thank you!

Brittman

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January 11, 2023 - 5:45 pm
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Hello and welcome,

Those letters are most likely the initials of a previous owner.  I have been working on a research survey of these rifles and have cataloged just over 8,400 individual rifles and none have been marked with those letters.  

Michael

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