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winchester model 290

Discussion in 'Technical Questions & Information' started by 72blazer, Sep 25, 2012.

  1. 72blazer

    72blazer New Member

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    Hello,can anything tell me if Winchester ever made a model 290 red label 22 rifle?? and if so what year?? THANKS
  2. john323

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    I don't know of any "Red Label" model 290.
  3. Bindernut

    Bindernut Well-Known Member

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    The 290 is just a run of the mill .22 autoloader. Most of em were just like the 190...hardwood stock and nothing fancy to look at.

    They did make a Deluxe version with a walnut stock that had basketweave-pattern stamped checkering. I've seen two of those and neither one had any sort of "red letter" or "red label" about them.

    Do you have any more info?
  4. 72blazer

    72blazer New Member

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  5. dad2thebone

    dad2thebone New Member

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    doesnt sound like anything i've heard of.
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