Dating marlin 1894

dating marlin 1894

How much does a Marlin 1894 cost?

Regnier, I just picked up a Marlin 1894 in .357 with a Redfield 3x9 scope for $399. The metal is about 90% and the wood around 85%. The serial # is 1917XXXX. Does that make it a date of manufacture of 1989? And was the price fair? Thanks.

When was my Marlin Model 39A made?

For example a Marlin model 39A with a serial number of N12478 would have been made in 1955 while a 1894 in 44 magnum with a serial number of 25105098, would have equated to 1975 *** No commercial manufacture from sometime in 1941/’42 until 1945, due to WWII production & retooling ** Small c, NOT CAPITOL

How do you determine the year of manufacture of a Marlin?

When Marlin developed this serial number system, they used the current year, subtracted from 100 to determine year of manufacture. This was done because from 1969 to 1972, Marlin used the the last two digits of the year as the serial number prefix.

When was the First Marlin rifle made?

The Marlin 1894 was originally patented on August 1, 1893 by L.L. Hepburn. With this design, Marlin simplified and strengthened the internal lever-action mechanism while continuing the practice of using a flat solid steel top receiver with side ejection.

What kind of barrel does a Marlin Model 1894 have?

MODEL 94 LEVER ACTION RIFLE, 25-20 caliber, 24 tapered octagonal barrel, blued finish, plain straight grip walnut stock and forend A Marlin Model 1894 lever action rifle Serial A Marlin Model 1894 lever action rifle Serial no. 186944, .30 W.C.F. 26 inch octagonal barrel with full magazine and standard sights.

What did Marlin remove from the Model 1894?

With the Model 1894, Marlin removed the rear-locking lug, which extended down into the trigger guard and had a tendency to pinch the shooter’s fingers during rapid-fire cycling.

Where can I buy a Marlin rifle?

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What is the serial number of the Marlin 38 40?

Serial # 74023 This is a standard sporting rifle chambered for the 38-40 cartridge. It features a 24 octagon Fine Marlin Model 1889 Lever Action Rifle. Serial Fine Marlin Model 1889 Lever Action Rifle. Serial # 74023 This is a standard sporting rifle chambered for the 38-40 cartridge.

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