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A new Winchester 22: son of "The Gun That Won The West' Only Winchester could have built it. The rifleman's rifle. Winchester's Model 255 22 caliber lever action is the direct descendant of the most famous Winchester of them all the Model 1873 "the Gun that won the West"
Quick Winchester Model 255 Facts:
First year of Production: 1964
Last year of Production: 1970
The Winchester Model 255 serial numbers are non-sequential
Only other 22WMR lever action carbine other than model 94
produced by Winchester
The Winchester model 255 is a hammer-less lever action rifle produced in the 60s to 1970. This lever action was chambered in the .22 magnum or the .22 wmr caliber and has a tube magazine with a capacity of 11 22 magnum rounds.
The Winchester model 255 is one of the rarest in the 200 series for Winchester lever action rifles which includes the model 270, 290, 250 and 275. The total production for all of the 200 Series family is over 1.6 million according to Winchester.
This rifle came in 2 types: The standard and the deluxe. The Winchester 255 Deluxe was the same as the standard except has a fancy walnut Monte Carlo stock and some carving.
All Winchester 255s were produced with a 20.5 inch barrel.