The manufacture date is when the rifle was made.
Between February and November 1944.
The most precise answer is between September 1942 and February 1944.
1896 woot good year.
Blue Book of Gun Values
If you have a model 1894 winchester?,it was made in 1989.
If you could supply the serial number so I may date the manufacture of your rifle,Then I could give you a reasonable value for your winchester model 1894.
By comparing the serial number on the receiver to published charts. firstname.lastname@example.org
your winchester model 1892 was made by winchester in 1899.
If you provide the serial number in your question then I can give you the date of manufacture.
Proofhouse.com has Winchester sn tables.
Made in 1915
No sn given.
Between February and August 1944.
Between March and September 1943.
September 1942 to February 1944.
Your winchester model 9422 was made by winchester in 1991.