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Winchester Model 290 - Model 290
"The Winchester 290 is an easily handled little .22 rifle that is fun for all level of shooters. Receiver readily accepts a scope and it's very short LOP makes this semi auto rifle comfortable for shooters of all sizes"
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Quick Winchester Model 290 Facts:
First year of Production: 1963
Last year of Production: 1976
The Winchester Model 290 serial numbers are non-sequential
Estimated Current Value: $250-$500
Traditionally, this semi-automatic action was chambered in the .22 short caliber, the .22 long caliber or the .22 long rifle caliber and has a tube magazine with a capacity of 16 Long Rifles.
The Winchester model 290 is in the 200 series for Winchester rifles and includes the models 250, 270, 255 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 290 Deluxe was the same as the standard except has a fancy walnut Monte Carlo stock, factory sling swivels and some enhanced carving. In certain cases, the deluxe was embellished with basket weave and oak leaf checkering and a gold trigger and safety button
All Winchester 290s were produced with a 20.5 inch barrel, a fixed front sight, adjustable rear sight and a rail for scope mounting.