I just turned 60 years old (Oct. 2007). I bought a used marlin golden 39-A mountie serial # R 196XX. It could not have been more than ten years old?
Very accurate and it came with a Lyman peep sight as well as iron sights.
16 Micro Grove barrel. One of my best and favourite guns. Lots of memories.
A most beautiful gun.
The year of manufacture for S = 1958-1959.
Your marlin golden 39A mountie with the serial number you provided was made by marlin between late 1960-august of 1961.
What year was Marlin 39A Mountie S/n 19968 made
The letter U prefix to your serial number indicates that your Marlin model 39a golden mountie was made by marlin from 1960-aug.1961.
I can say that your Marlin model 39a golden mountie was made from 1953-1972.With the serial number that you have provided,yours was made in the year 1971.
your marlin 39A was made in 1965.
The V prefix to the serial number dates your marlin to 1961-aug.1962.
The prefix letters AC indicates that your Marlin model 39a Mountie was made in the year 1967.
your marlin model 39a was made in 1960.