This information is no substitute for obtaining a Winchester Factory Letter from the available for certain models and serial ranges which in addition to the Serial Number Application Date, normally provide the original Received In Warehouse Date and Date Shipped from Winchester factory. The 1,000,000th Model 94 was presented. I have been trying to figure out what year it was made and like many, referring to Blue Book dates of mftg abruptly ends after 71. Nice site but they don't even list the Winchester Model 190 much less have the date of manufacture. By continuing to use our website, you agree to the changes. From 1912 until the shotgun was first discontinued by Winchester in 1963, nearly two million Model 12 shotguns were manufactured and produced in various barrel lengths and grades.
The Winchester Model 1894 Saddle Ring Carbine Nov 15, 2016 any one of these sites will help you find the serial number and date of manufacturer. Instead, I am simply trying to re-educate all of the interested Winchester collectors to the fact that they should not rely on what Madis published in regards to dates of manufacture, and his so-called rarity tables that is another subject all together that defies explanation. Winchester did not manufacture and stamp serial numbers on Model 1894 receivers every single day, and there are instances were none were made for an entire month. So I guess until someone finds a better informational website I guess there's no answer. The ledgers were large 16 x 24 books that contained 50 numbered lines per page. The post-64 Winchester model 94 begin with serial number 2,700,000. There are no records for the years 19 … 46 - 1963.
Thank You, Renee I would like to get a rough ball park value. If your firearm is not listed, we probably do not have any additional information. The small Box is in poor conduction but all the words and photo of the box is there? A total of 1,015,554 were made. About 105,000 made from 1899 to 1902. The other was a basket weave impressed design used after 1964 to reduce cost. Does anyone know if there were any changes in the guns over time that would help differentiate between them? If you were already aware of this and were looking for a better answer I apologize for taking your time. They are very rarely encountered, and many of them that are found today are fakes! Could start putting together a bit of a timeline if we could get some data from original owners although it won't be exact for manufacturing date, it will approximate.
To find the year that any Winchester gun was made, you just need to know which model it is and what the serial number is the model number and serial number are stamped on the gun itself. In terrible condition they could be worth thousands. They use these documents as a reference and the documents should be limited to that use. Some Models 86 remained on hand until 1936. It seems tht the registration log through Winchester is correct. Hope this information helps with narrowing down the age of 101 guns. From left to right, like you would read anything in this language.
Deluxe guns were made with 2 --3 -- 4 X wood in either pistol grip or straight stock all are considered special order. We need to know what you are talking about to give you a proper answer. We reserve the right to make changes at any time and make no claims as to accuracy. The Winchester data base shows that number coinciding with 1967-1968. Repeating Arms, and may be off one year, especially for the years 71 , 72, 74,75, 76, and 79.
Anyhow one of the Gents posts would seem to pretty closely date my gun around 73, just what I suspected. One of the most notable changes occurred in the 1960s when production costs of the earlier Model 94 design increased dramatically, the company made the decision to find less expensive methods of production or face pricing itself out of the hunting market, which made up a large percentage of retail sales. For the Model 1894 94 , a factory lettter can be provided for just serial numbers 1 - 353,999 through early 1907. It could be worth more thsn you think. This Angle Eject redesign was produced in 1983 at about serial number 5,300,000. For Parts and Service call: 800. So unless I'm missing something this site is useless, interesting but no help at all.
In 1955, many serials were skipped. The full production ran from 1894 - 1982. These serial number figures assume an equal number produced each year of these gaps in the record. So, the only way that Winchester could keep track of what was completed, was to log each gun in the Warehouse ledgers as it was received from the Assembly Room. I am thinking of trading the rifle for a 270 or 308 but want to verify its value. Serial numbers were skipped so production in 1964 began at number 700000.
You will need the Adobe Reader program to open this file. In most cases, that took place within just a few days of when it was received, but again, I have seen instances where an individual gun sat in the warehouse for as much as several years. To obtain date of manufacture on a Model 70 made after 1992 please contact the Winchester Customer Service Department at 800-333-3288. Production of the Model 64 ended in late 1957, with an estimated at 66,783 manufactured, but that estimate may be too low. Serial numbers begin with K. About 19,000 made from 1903 to 1958.
No attempt has been made to determine the value of any Winchester products. Visit Website Visit the link above to find out when your Marlin firearm was manufactured. No confidentail records were used. As serial numbers approached the one-million mark, the official model designation. Not sure where he got that info from. © Winchester Repeating Arms, 2012, 2015, R. Our database contains values of serial numbers through 5103248 which ended the year.