If you provide the serial number in your question then I can give you the date of manufacture.
Go to proofhouse.com
Should be able to find this model in the Manufacture Date - Winchester section of www.oldguns.net. In fact, you can find it there. I just did. It's 1958.
If you would post the serial number and model number,I can give you a date of manufacture.
The serial number is needed to determine the manufacture date.
Blue Boook of Gun Values or proofhouse.com
If you include a serial number in your question we will be able to get you a answer.
It it is a Winchester, you can find sn information at proofhouse.com.
With the serial number that you supplied,your Winchester model 1894 lever action rifle was produced by Winchester in the year 1972.