Where can you find information about a Winchester 94?
Surely there are some old timers who remember 1960, when this gun was made. If it is "the gun great-great-grandad carried on the Chisholm Trail", someone has replaced all the parts. Can't give you any of the family history, but there is a lot of information about the model 94 in the Blue Book of Gun Values, Flayderman's Guide to Antique American Firearms, and the Standard Catalog of Firearms.
model 94 lever action carbine:serial# 1,000,000 presented to pres. Calvin Coolidge in 1927,ser.#1,500,000 presented to pres. harry Truman in 1948,ser.# 2,000,000 to pres. Dwight eisenhower in 1953.predates the gun being made in 1960. designed by john browning who sold the patent to Winchester,initially offered in .32-40 and .38-55 cal. black powder cartridge.spring of 1895 model 1894 was chambered for new smokeless powder cartridge in .30-30 and .25-35 cal.first offered in .32 cal. in June 1902.
If you "Google" Winchester 94, you will find more information than you can shake a stick at!
What is the date of manufacture for a Winchester 94 30-30 with serial number 3992958 and where is a site where you can find that info?
Where can you find information on a Model 94 Winchester 44-40 caliber serial 4933357 with a saddle ring and a 16 inch barrel if it is not referenced in the Blue Book?
Your Winchester Model 94 Lever Action Rifle with serial number 607159, was manufactured in 1912. Thus, making your rifle 98 years old, as of 2010. The model number did not change from Model 1894 to Model 94, until near the 700,000 serial number. The correct model number will be shown on the upper tang of the receiver on your rifle. I hope you find this information helpful.