Your Winchester model 61 was made in the year 1953,with the serial number that you have provided.
It is a lever action rifle made by winchester in 1971,and either chambered in 30-30 Win,or .32 Winchester special caliber.
The only way of answering your question is to have you provided the model number of your Winchester .22cal rifle and the serial number,to date the year of manufacture.
You will have to contact Winchester.
Impossible to answer without a detailed description of all markings, caliber and type of action.
Impossible to answer without more informaiton. Model? Caliber/gauge? Type of action?
Only one rifle was made as a lever action in .243Win caliber,and that was the model 88 rifle.With the serial number that you have provided,your winchester model 88 was made in the year 1961.
Please include the serial number to get a correct answer to your question.
It was introduced in 1934. There is a website called Winchester Collector that might be helpful.
Your question cannot be answered unless you provide a serial number to the Winchester model 88 lever action rifle in question.
Need a detailed description of all markings/features, caliber/gauge, action type, etc..
Rifle or shotgun? What type of action; bolt, pump, semiauto, lever? What caliber or gauge?
The Winchester 55 .22 caliber was not serialized.