Dating winchester 94 serial number
Most of the shortcomings of the post 1963 Model 94s were eventually corrected, but the pre '64 versions remain the most desirable of all Winchester Model 94s.
The post-64 Winchester model 94 begin with serial number 2,700,000.
Winchester has revived the model 94 and currently produces an 1894 since around 2012Over the years the Winchester Model 94 was available in many different calibers, for example: the .22 magnum, .38 Special/.357 Magnum, .44 Special/.44 Magnum, .45 Colt (or .45 Long Colt), .38-40 Winchester, and .44-40 Winchester, .410 shotgun, 30-30 caliber (30 WCF), and even as large as the .450 Marlin, which the rifle was able to accept due to an extremely strong receiver.
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.
I am wondering what source people are using for Winchester 1894 date of manufacture.
I have read that the 1964 changes started with #2,700,000. I have an Army Spruce gun that was supplied to the Army the first week of January 1918 but serial numbers for these rifles list them as 1918 through 1919 manufacture which is not possible. on the 1894 Saddle Ring carbine was easy enough to date it to 1897 mfg. Cody does not have records for 1894's after about 1906 as I think they were burned.
Does anyone know about what year the production numbers become reliable? FWIW, Bert Hartman has been a Moderater on Gunbrokers "Ask the experts" for many years.(Please remember that this information is a compilation over time -- collected from secondhand information. We reserve the right to make changes at any time and make no claims as to accuracy.No attempt has been made to determine the value of any Winchester products.) © Winchester Repeating Arms, 2012, 2015, R.But the fact remains; there is no original, single, totally accurate database of serial numbers from 1866 forward that we are aware of.But perhaps these pages can help you somewhat in your research.
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