Vanguard (early production)
This was Weatherby's Japanese-manufactured economy rifle. Chambered for various popular standard American cartridges from .22-50 to .300 Win. Magnum cartridge. Bolt-action repeater, with 24" barrel furnished without sights. Has 3- or 5-shot magazine; finish is polished blue, with select checkered walnut stock with rosewood fore-end tip and pistol-grip cap. Discontinued in 1988.