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How would you find the manufacture date of a rifle?


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2009-02-13 14:31:13
2009-02-13 14:31:13

Write down the model and serial number and go to the website posted in the "Related Linls" below.

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If you would post the serial number and model number,I can give you a date of manufacture.

If you would be so kind as to post the serial number of your Winchester model 1873 rifle in your question,I would be able to tell you the date of Manufacture of your Winchester model 1873 rifle.

Go to proofhouse .com with Colt serial number to find the date of manufacture.

There is a web site called "marlin manufacture dates", but it will only give you the year of manufacture, not an actual month and day. Seeings as you already know that it is an 1883 rifle, then you probably know as much as you are going to find out about the rifle.

What is the year of manufacture of Winchester model 94 rifle serial number 2359141

Subtract the first two digits of the serial number from 100 and that will be the year of manufacture for this rifle. 100 - 27 = 73 "1973"

The Wikipedia site for marlin 336 rifles includes a table showing how to use the serial number to find date of manufacture.

This rifle was made from 1971-1988.In order to find the year of manufacture you would need to post the serial number.

While I cannot give you a specific year of Manufacture,I can say that it was made after 1906.You can find the exact year of manufacture by contacting the Cody Firearms Museum in Cody WY.There is a 60 dollar fee for a letter stating the date of manufacture and when the rifle was shipped.

By posting a question here with the maker's name and serial number- IF it is a military issue carbine.

Starting in 1973, the year of manufacture can be determined by subtracting the first two digits of the serial number from 100: Example: SN 2512345 would have been made in 1975 [100 - 25 = 75].

With the serial number that you supplied,your Winchester model 1894 lever action rifle was produced by Winchester in the year 1972. has a sn function listed under customer service you can use to find out.

If you provide the serial number in your question then I can give you the date of manufacture.

By it's serial number.Go to to find the date of manufacture.

you can't. The most you would be able to find (as a public citizen), is the manufacture date, etc.

Contact the manufacture or look it up in a Bluebook of gun values.

You will have to call S&W with the sn to find out.

If you would like to post the serial number to your Winchester model 64 rifle question I could date the rifles production year.If you feel like posting it to my message board,I can do the same.

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