There doesn't seem to be an exact cutoff date, but about 1915. There may have been some period of time when both were used.
Winchester discontinued putting the WCF markings on there model 1894 rifles after World War II.
Which model and what caliber
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The Winchester model 290 belongs to the Winchester 200 series of rifles that were introduced between 1963-1965.The model 290 was discontinued in 1976.
A Winchester model 1894 rifle made in 1967 may be desirable to some people,but the pre-64 model of the Winchester model 1894 is more desirable to collectors.The rifles made from 1894-1941 are the most desirable rifles of this make for collectors.
Winchester made about 28 versions of the Lever Action model 94. All were made by Winchester, all of them were rifles not guns.
Your winchester model 1894 was one of the first 500 rifles made by winchester in 1911.They made 46,200 rifles that year.
model 190 and model 290 rifles were produced from 1965 to 1980, around 2,171,263 rifles .
with the serial number that you supplied,your Winchester model 55 was made in the year 1930.Winchester model 55 rifles had there own serial numbers,and also were serial numbered in the model 1894 rifles serial numbers.Yours is the later which was serial numbered in the model 1894 serial number range.Yours was one of only 1,535 model 55 rifles made in 1930.
The best that I can do for you,is say that that the winchester model 270 was made by winchester between the years 1963-1974.Winchester did not keep yearly production figures on the model 270.It was grouped together as the model 200 series of rifles.
Winchester did not keep records of the production by year of the model 77,22cal rifles.I can say that the model 77 was made from 1955-1962.Winchester made 217,000 rifles during this time span.I would say that your rifles serial number puts your rifles production in the first year which is 1955.
With the serial number that you provided,your Winchester model 1894 rifle was made in the year 1900.Winchester made 21,055 model 1894 rifles that year.
Your Winchester model 1894 rifle was made in the first year of production,which was 1894.During 1894 Winchester made 14,759 rifles of this model.
Upadated answer: Winchester actually manufactured 53,738 Model 94s in the year 1941. Winchester produced 48,883 model 1894 rifles in 1941.
The Winchester model 55 rifles were some one of the few rifles made by Winchest er to have serial numbers of their own,and also have them listed with the model 1894 rifle production serial numbers.Yours happens to be one of the rifles made that lists its serial number in the model 1894 range of numbers.With the serial number that you have provided,your Winchester model 55 rifle was made in the year 1928.The Winchester model 55 was made from 1926-1936,with a total production of only 20,592 rifles made.I hope this helps eliminate any confusion on this model of Winchester rifle.
your model 55 Winchester was one of the first 5 rifles made in 1928.
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The Winchester model 250 belonged to the 200 series of rifles made by Winchester from 1965-1976.Your Winchester model 250 .22cal rifle was made from 1965-1974.
Your winchester model 1894 was one of the first 100 rifles made in 1964.Thus it is not a pre-64 model 1894 winchester.
Your Winchester model 62 was one of the last rifles made by Winchester in the year 1933.
With the serial number that you provided,your winchester model 1894 rifle was one of the first 10 rifles made by winchester in 1922.
The 243 Winchester caliber was introduced in the model 70 bolt action and the model 88 lever action rifles in the year 1955 by Winchester.
This bolt is the same one used in the Winchester model 57, 69 and 75 rifles.