Dating winchester model 70 serial number
A few models were not serial numbered, and a few there are no serial number records, but both have production numbers and the years produced.
And these youngsters just look at us funny when we talk about the good ol' days.: D I remember getting peeved when the price of a brick of 500 shot up to ! Bruce, bad guess.:) 13,000 was a relatively low production number for 94's, and think about how many have survived the last 88 years. The previous year of 1942, 29,882 were made, 1944 only 13 were made. One database I found reported 1908, don't remember what it was based on. I found a wall hanger at a Pawn shop that just came in and hasn't been priced yet. The gun showed poor storage but could be cleaned up. Bert comes down from WA for every spring and fall for the Big Reno Show. Some models at the end of production where assembled from bins full of parts. I worked for a Dixon trucking company back in the 1990's I love these threads, And thanks Trap for your efforts its nice to see what others have and some of the histories.:o : Dok, I'll try you :) model 54 30-06 with a Stainless barrel sn:31584a I the past i was under the impression it was a 1929? There was a standard, carbine, sniper, and super grade. Next time I talk to him, I'll see what he has for you. I would imagine a std grade, barrel is aprox 24", prolly was blackened @ one point, now raw stainless ( how i got it) has 2 tapped drill holes on side of rear receiver, drilled & tapped for redfield one piece mount on top (3 holes) currently has nikon monarch on it. And 122 years later, it was made well enough that it's still here, and probably in working condition. :mad: I picked up a nice little Remington #4 Rolling Block Takedown chambered in .22 short and long.but I have zero data how many model 54's came with a stainless barrel, let alone that year, and thank you Made early 1930, 3395 made that year. I don't have any info on the stainless barrels, but I know Bert dug up some. gadjeep, one of Bert's cohorts is doing a survey on 1892's like Bert has on the 1885's and 1894's. Think about it for a minute, how many other tools in your house right now are 122 yrs old? images, taken from deteriorating microfilm.:eek: From the pics, theres not a lot of difference between a stand and super grade, but the super grade appears to have a ramp front sight with a hood, a monte carlo stock, and a ebony or tenite forend cap.thank you!! The CB longs were okay, but the Hi Speed shorts worked better.It's been know for years that his info was incorrect, but until now, no one has done anything to correct it. Bruce, I'll have to ask Bert about your serial number to be sure, but I "think" some of those may have been parts clean up. The S/N is stamped on the bottom of the reciever where the barrel mates & on the bottom of the trigger guard. I have the newly updated dates of manufacture, and production numbers for Winchesters. Interesting note, in the following year, only 477 were produced. Where on the stock is the serial number, and how was it applied?
Even now, The Blue Book still refuses to correct their data. Right now I have early 1949, with 20,860 made that year. Larry Shennum and Bert Hartman just compiled these dates from the Winchester Polishing Room records, and miles of microfilm converted to jpg. The dates in the Blue Book, and any you find online, are based on the Madis data, and are severely flawed. :eek: Post the model and serial number, use X's if you're worried about that stuff, but give me at least the first 3 digits, and I'll give you the DOM, and production numbers if I have them. Win m1911 12ga shotgun #(a)136xx Thank you Unfortunately, your Model 1911 was one model that was serialized, and no reliable records have been found as of yet.:( All I have on it is, they were made between 19, with a total of 82,744 made.
:eek: Watch Wally World for the .22 shorts and CB shorts, for some reason they end up sitting on the shelf, and the price is almost reasonable. I don't think anyone even makes longs now, only the CB longs. With better than 13,000 made that year, I guess my '94 isn't so terribly rare . To give you a better idea, from 1894 to 1963, they produced 2,600,500! One database I found reported 1908, don't remember what it was based on. If you go, bring your Winchester for Bert to look at. Some early production of an newer model would have a mix of old and new parts. I myself have 1873 44WCF octagnal S/N 20217B action and sadly the stock has another S/N G 347214I love these threads, And thanks Trap for your efforts its nice to see what others have and some of the histories.