Year Ending Serial Number Year Ending Serial Number 1894 14,579 1934 1,091,190 1895 44,359 1935 1,099,605 1896 76,464 1936 1,100,065 1897 111,453 1937 1,100,679 1898 147,684 1938 1,100,915 1899 183,371 1939 1,101,051 1900 204,427 1940 1,142,423 1901 233,975 1941 1,191,307 1902 273,854 1942 1,221,289 1903 291,506 1943 serial numbers not available 1904 311,363 1944 serial numbers not available 1905 337,557 1945 serial numbers not available 19063 378,878 1946 serial numbers not available 1907 430,985 1947 serial numbers not available 1908 474,241 1948 1,500,000 1909 505,831 1949 1,626,100 1910 553,062 1950 1,724,295 1911 599,263 1951 1912 646,114 1952 1913 703,701 1953 1914 756,066 1954 1915 784,052 1955 1916 807,741 1956 1917 821,972 1957 1918 838,175 1958 1919 870,762 1959 1920 880,627 1960 2,469,821 1921 908,318 1961 1922 919,583 1962 1923 938,539 1963 2,586,000 1924 953,198 2,586,001 through 2,699,999 were not used 1925 978,523 1964 2,797,428 1926 997,603 1965 2,894,428 1927 1,027,571 1966 2,991,927 1928 1,054,465 1967 3,088,458 1929 1,077,097 1968 3,185,691 1930 1,081,755 1969 3,284,570 1931 1,084,156 1970 3,381,299 1932 1,087,836 1980 4,892,951 1933 1,089,270 About GunCollectionsOnline - -. I have not been able to get out and shoot it until this coming weekend. As you can see, that is a 7 digit serial. They put a big jump in their serial number sequence which shows the restart with what are really new models, even though under the same old names. No attempt has been made to determine the value of any Winchester products. The screws heads are sharp, and the markings are clear.
But perhaps these pages can help you somewhat in your research. Mechanics: The action functions correctly and smoothly. We can ship anywhere in the U. There was a striker cap on the rear of the bolt sleeve covering the rear of the firing pin, serving as a gas deflector. The M70 fwt was made in 257 and also 7X57 for a couple of years when it was reintroduced in the early 80's. The manufacturing of a gun is a process that takes a period of time, so just when are serials recorded? My 4 digit serial number is correct.
You will receive an automatic notification with a tracking number upon shipment, to let you know that we have received funds. Also, the pressed checkering, one of the most reviled changes, was likewise done away with as soon as machine-cut checkering became available. I told them that I was glad to get the information so I could lay in four or five more before they loused the rifle up. According to Rule, the G prefix was added as a result of a government requirement. There is no other detail beyond this that we can provide. For firearms manufactured or imported on and after January 30, 2002, the engraving, casting, or stamping impressing of this information must be to a minimum depth of.
At the current time, we have a small number of the stock medallions, as well as replacement sleeves, boxes and paperwork for many of the U. Some manufacturers previously didn't have serial numbers. Hello, I have a friend who has several Winchester 70. I'm not reading it wrong either. As far as specific numbers, I can pretty much put a year on them, but could always be off by the last months of the year before or firsts months the year after. All of these special firearms were manufactured for only one year and were produced in limited quantities and have special serial numbers not in the regular production range.
This time frame also saw one of our greatest inflationary periods ever. They started at G1 in 1990, ended at G380000 in 2002 and merged into the original serial run at around G2500000 in 2003. None of the page scans are of original documents but are simply transcribed information typed into a word processing program. I read somwhere else that that at some point Winchester dropped back and began to use the lower, 5 and 6 digit numbers with the G prefix. The ejector on the original Model 70 was of the blade type similar to that of the Mauser 98, but considered superior as it did not require a Mauser-type slot through the left locking lug; instead, there was a slot in the bolt face below the locking lug, leaving both forward lugs solid and hence stronger.
I know that my buddies classic is a tack driver. Next was a 670A, which was basically the same but had the bolt sleeve mounted conventional M 70 pivoting safety. Those are exactly what I was inquiring about - the approximate numbers by year. They also came out with stainless steel versions. This function is necessary to allow subsequent cartridges to be fed and fired in a bolt-action rifle with only a single barrel. Browning in 1893 specifically to be a perfect match for the new 30-30, which was smokeless cartridge. But that doesn't mean yours isn't a good one.
Repeating Arms under the Winchester brand until they ceased to manufacture rifles in 2006. It has a small, neat hook extractor, which is adequate. This is an angle eject Model 94, with the crossbolt safety. Winchester70, Based upon your experience and knowledge do you have an estimate for the 5 and 6 digit G series classics from 1992 - 2000 as far as year of production and corresponding serial number range? I was told this would be early to mid 80s. Raising demands for American skilled labor also was a contributing factor. All special orders require a minimum 50% non-refundable deposit at time of order placement. There was no anti bind lug on the middle left side of the bolt body.
I have a Winchester model 94 serial 2775xx3. For the Model 1894 94 , a factory lettter can be provided for just serial numbers 1 - 353,999 through early 1907. One of my Winchesters is a Classic Sporter,. When coupled with the other cost-cutting changes and compared with the previously produced and very familiar Model 70, however, it was immediately declared to be lacking. Thanks in advance - drover Classic from 1996.