How about some rare or unusual .22 rifles

Discussion in '.22-Rimfire Forum' started by 22WRF, Mar 25, 2013.

  1. 22WRF

    22WRF Well-Known Member

    May 10, 2004
    How about some rare, limited production,old or unusual .22 rifles.

    Lets see you what got.

    I have a H&R Single shot long rifle only Model 365 Ser 4xx Lyman 55-H rear sight, made 1946-47. Some were marked Ace or Reg'lar. Mine has neither marking. It has no feed ramp cartridge fed into chamber. Some say it was designed by Reising who was working for H&R at that time. Bolt is large enough to be a center fire way over built. 22" Heavy barrel.
    The value is a little over $100 but a real tack driver.
    Last edited: Mar 25, 2013
  2. Fatstrat

    Fatstrat Well-Known Member

    Apr 17, 2003
    I also own a 365 REG/LAR. Bought it in incomplete condition w/broken rear sight at a gunshow for $15. Numrich had the needed parts. Found a new Lyman rear sight on Ebay. (At a great price too. Got lucky on that one.) Refinished the stock.
    Usually these projects are sold or traded to get other projects. But when I took this one out to shoot, it was WOW! You ain't a woofin about it being a tack driver. I kept it.
    Last edited: Mar 25, 2013

  3. mr.t7024

    mr.t7024 Member

    I have a Winchester Model 55 .22 single shot semi-auto. I believe it was made for about 3 years between 1958 and 1961 about 45,000 were made .The rifle functions flawlessly. :) Cliff
  4. 2AMMD

    2AMMD New Member

    Feb 6, 2013
    I have a HEYM single shot .22. Looks very old and simply made. Havn't been able to find any information re model, age, etc.
  5. 22WRF

    22WRF Well-Known Member

    May 10, 2004
    single shot semi-auto
    Last edited: Mar 25, 2013
  6. Bindernut

    Bindernut Well-Known Member

    Oct 24, 2007
    ND, USA
    Actually, Winchester marketed it as a single-shot automatic.
    What it is is a basic single shot with automatic ejection.
    Kind of a neat little rifle but seldom seen these days.

    Here's a link to the manual for the 55.
  7. 22WRF

    22WRF Well-Known Member

    May 10, 2004
    Never to old to learn :)
  8. Rembrandt

    Rembrandt Member

    Jul 4, 2001
    1936 Winchester 52 Speedlock w/Al Freeland hardware & Lyman Target Spot.




  9. 3/2 STA SS

    3/2 STA SS Active Member

    Mines a Win 52B with a 20X Unertl and Al Freeland butt as well....I will never part with it
  10. 22WRF

    22WRF Well-Known Member

    May 10, 2004
    That 52 is on pretty Winnie
  11. mr.t7024

    mr.t7024 Member

    Bindernor is correct, I should have left out the word semi. :) Cliff
  12. steve99f

    steve99f New Member

    Mar 20, 2009
    Eastern PA
    How about a clip fed 22 Pump? Savage Model 1903 made @1913, give or take.

    Attached Files:

  13. jstgsn

    jstgsn Well-Known Member

    Nov 1, 2009
    Milford, Delaware
    SWEET LOOKING RIFLES! I had a Winchester mod 52 with a 4 digit serial number. My eldest son borrowed it and I haven't seen it in a year. :rolleyes:

    Thanks for the pictures.
  14. 22WRF

    22WRF Well-Known Member

    May 10, 2004
    My Son''s 10/22 Race Gun

    Last edited: Mar 28, 2013
  15. clamman

    clamman Active Member

    I have a Gustloff Werks KKW trainer. .22 single shot.
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