Your browser is out of date and may not be able to properly display our website. It appears that you are accessing the Browning Website from outside North America. Would you like to visit Browning International? Below is the download link for a special resource for dating Winchester firearms. These pages were scanned from documents compiled over the years by the customer service department of Winchester Repeating Arms. None of the page scans are of original documents but are simply transcribed information typed into a word processing program.
These pages were scanned from documents compiled over the years by the customer service department of Winchester Repeating Arms. None of the page scans are of original documents but are simply transcribed information typed into a word processing program.
Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About The Winchester Model 94
In general, this information is the same that you would get if you called our customer service department and asked them for the information.
They use these documents as a reference and the documents should be limited to that use. Click the image below to download the document containing the serial number date-range information on many Winchester firearms. You will need the Adobe Reader program to open this file.
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There is probably some kernel of truth to all of them. But the fact remains; there is no original, single, totally accurate database of serial numbers from forward that we are aware of.
But perhaps these pages can help you somewhat in your research. There are other outside resources - including the Cody Firearm Museum - which can be excellent for determining date of manufacture and value: Click here to go to our gun values resource links. Please remember that this information is a compilation over time - collected from secondhand information.
Oct 23, I am wondering why some Winchester model 94's that I see at various gun shows are listed for a few thousand dollars, and at other tables a similar rifle is listed for $ or $? What makes one Winchester in good condition worth more than other ones? For example, I bought a Winchester flat band W.C.F. at a show recently for about $ Winchester Firearms Manufacturing Dates by Serial Number and Year through the early s Below is the download link for a special resource for dating Winchester firearms. These pages were scanned from documents compiled over the years by the customer service department of Winchester Repeating Arms. Nov 03, Date Your Model 70 and 94 Winchester's Model 70 bolt-action rifle is without a doubt, one of the darlings of the American rifle shooter. There are more than 2 million Model 70s out there, and it is often a standard by which other rifles are judged.
Since then, a long-term license agreement has been struck with Browning to manufacture and distribute Winchester-brand rifles and shotguns. It should go without saying that one of the new guns is a Model The most collectable Model 70s and 94s are the "pre" guns, manufactured before a significant production change in For those Model 70 and 94 owners interested in when their specific rifle was made, the tables below show serial number range by year made.
Winchester Model (Mod 94): Covering numbers: 1 - Please enter a serial number and click the submit button. Winchester Model / Winchester Lever Action Repeating Firearms, Vol. 3, The Models of and by Arthur Pirkle. Buy now. Our database contains values of serial numbers through which ended the year Our sources disagree a bit, but this seems to be the best set of data. Enter the serial number of your Winchester Model. Winchester Firearms Manufacturing Dates by Serial Number and Year through the early s The following pages were scanned from documents compiled over the years by the customer service department of Winchester Repeating Arms. None of the page scans are of original documents but are *TOO POST MODEL 94 BEGAN WITH SERIAL NUMBER 2,
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Oct 31, My offer does not include the s vintage Model 94s manufactured by the U.S. Repeating Arms Co. (truthexchange-sow.com) They are not in the same class as the - vintage Model 94s made by Winchester. For those who may not be aware, Winchester ceased using forged steel receiver frames in , and started using sintered (cast) steel in To the maximum extent possible, the dates of manufacture shown were obtained from the original Winchester Factory Polishing Room serialization records; otherwise estimates were made using multiple sources of information (e.g. George Madis, Ned Schwing, etc.), in which case the data was extrapolated to the best of our ability. WINCHESTER DATES OF MANUFACTURE. Lever Action Rifles. Henry Rifles Model Model Model Single Shot: Model Model Model (Mod 94) Model Model Model 55 Model 64 Model 65 Model
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Designed by John M. It was a culmination of the evolution of Winchester lever actions and proving to be an extremely versatile rifle.
One of the most notable changes occurred in the s 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.
Most of the shortcomings of the post Model 94s were eventually corrected, but the pre '64 versions remain the most desirable of all Winchester Model 94s.
The post Winchester model 94 begin with serial number 2, Additionally, competition from other manufacturers like Marlin with their modellever action, Winchester changed over from a top eject to an angle eject.