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Your serial number indicates that your Savage model 99 was made in the year 1949.
With the serial number that you provided,your Savage model 99 was made in the year 1950.
Your savage model 1899 rifle was made by the savage arms company in 1901 with the serial number 15779 that you provided.
With the serial number that you provided,your Savage model 99 rifle was produced in the year 1949.
If your rifle is a lever action?Then it is a model 99 savage and with the serial number you provided it was made by savage arms company in 1921.
Contact Savage with the serial number and they will tell you when it was made.
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With the serial number that you have provided,your Savage model 99 rifle was made in the year 1951.
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Your savage model 99 was produced in 1923.