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Picked up this Glenfield 75 in excellent condition today. Serial number puts it manufactured in 1974, and it still has the original Glenfield scope. Scope is cloudy, and I don’t know if anything can be done about it. Blueing is in great shape, and wood is good with a few minor dings.

It appears to be the same as the model 60 with the exception of the shorter barrel and magazine tube. Any info on the model 75 would be greatly appreciated.
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So basically a “carbine” version of the model 60. Very similar to the model 99M1 (which has furniture and a rear sight to more closely resemble an M1 carbine). The rifle you have purchased came in two configurations; longer tube and shorter tube. Yours appears to be the shorter tube (likely 9-10 round capacity), longer tube variety extended to the end of the barrel and held like 15 rounds. Great rifles with a shorter barrel. I believe the Marlin branded variant is less common than the Glenfields, I swear I read that. I had a Marlin long tube version, it was great but in the end didn’t offer enough for me to keep it in comparison to my other Marlin rifles. Otherwise it was a solid .22.


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I’ve attended many gun shows, and have never seen this model. Found it on a local forum for $175, and couldn’t resist. It’s missing the rear sight riser, but I have an extra.
 

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Model 75 was introduced in 1968, with the 9 round tube magazine, in '74 the tube was extended to the 15 round, not sure if you got an early '74 or parts have been swapped. Had one years ago, that was stolen out of my pickup, recently picked up another for about what you paid. Sweet guns, and they are tack drivers!!
The fellow I bought it from told me it was 1974 vintage. I’ll check the serial number myself when I get home. It’s definitely nine shot.
 

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Finally got it to the range, and couldn’t see good enough through the scope to hit anything. Installed a BSA Sweet 22 3-9x40 that I already had, and was very pleased with the rifles accuracy. Don’t know if anything can be done with the cloudy original scope, but I put it in the safe just in case.
 
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