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From the July 2015 WACA Cody show;

1.  S/N 995100, Take Down, 25-20, Plain pistol grip, all else standard.

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Thank you, Bert.

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Here is another one for you:

SN 983929, TD, 25-20, straight grip, crescent butt (to the best of my recollection)

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  Model 53 #475  32/20 takedown, factory mounted A5 scope, Winchester marked sheepskin scoped rifle case.

Bert, would you happen to have a Winchester catalog/reference showing a Winchester sheepskin scoped rifle case??  I don’t find one in the catalogs that I have currently.    Tom

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marshfellow said

  Model 53 #475  32/20 takedown, factory mounted A5 scope, Winchester marked sheepskin scoped rifle case.

Bert, would you happen to have a Winchester catalog/reference showing a Winchester sheepskin scoped rifle case??  I don’t find one in the catalogs that I have currently.    Tom

Tom,

I do not remember ever seeing reference to one in any of my references (catalogs).

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Gentlemen, thank you for the information you have contributed above for the Model 53 database. The next big milestone will the the statistically significant 5% level, probably still a couple years away, but we are inexorably getting closer.

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Nice job on the Model 53 article.  I don’t see so many of that family of Winchester and its cartridges around this area.  I have an extra box of 32-20 for you with the Model 53 callout, I’ll have to toss it over to you if we ever cross pathsLaugh

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Brad, glad you enjoyed the article. That box would be a nice addition to my very small collection of boxes. Not sure where we shall cross paths, however. If it is empty it could be mailed but if it has live ammo in it I guess our paths would literally have to cross. I am seldom in the US except for frequent visits to my sister in NY state and the occasional cross country run across the north-central states.

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I also enjoyed the article on the Model 53. 32-20 is a great cal to shoot ,  very easy  to re-load and pleasant to shoot at targets

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Thanks. Glad you enjoyed it. 

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Another 53 for the survey;

http://www.amoskeagauction.com/108/612.html

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Thanks, Bert.

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Here is my Model 53 info:

SN: 1861

Type:  Takedown

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Which caliber is it?

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Sorry,

Forgot the caliber:  .32 WCF.

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Thanks, PackerBacker. Your Model 53 is a first year rifle, serialized on November 5, 1924.

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