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1935 Winchester model 64 peep sight
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October 20, 2021 - 4:27 pm
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Hi all…

My first posting.

I have a Winchester model 64 in  .32WS that was manufactured in 1935.

It’s been in my family since it was new.

Would like to put a peep sight on it, but it MUST REMAIN “vintage”. 

So, I can not/will not do any modifications to my Great great grandfathers rifle.

It looks like there are two screws on the left side of the receiver for a peep sight.

What I would like to know is, which sights would fit the goal?

There seems to be a lot of information out there that contradicts each other…

Please help.

Also if you have one for sale, add that info. Thanks

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Lyman 56 & 66 sights fit any flat-sided rcvr.  Of course, a tang sight will also work.  Presume you wish to shoot it, but since you say “no modifications,” have you considered you’ll need to remove rear sight for best results?  

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Thanks for the info Clarence.

I could have explained “no modifications” better. (No drilling and tapping.)

I just want to put a peep sight on it that would have been available at the time it was manufactured. (1935)

Something my G.G. grandfather had available to him wen he got the rifle.

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The correct sight for a 1935 production Model 64 is a Lyman No. 56 receiver sight, or a Lyman No. 1A (DA) tang sight.


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