Come for the info, stay and make some friends. This information is no substitute for obtaining a Winchester Factory Letter from the available for certain models and serial ranges which in addition to the Serial Number Application Date, normally provide the original Received In Warehouse Date and Date Shipped from Winchester factory. Compared to ones we find at shows, this rifle is way above average for a pre-1898 Model 1894. For Parts and Service call: 800. If you would, please provide the details e.Next
One of the most notable changes occurred in the 1960s when production costs of the earlier Model 94 design increased dramatically, the company made the decision to find less expensive methods of production or face pricing itself out of the hunting market, which made up a large percentage of retail sales. Loading port shows an attractive 80% bright fire blue on the right side contrasting nicely with the receiver blue. That said, I am still updating my personal database survey with additional verified numbers. Serials passed 43,000 when regular production ceased. The original straight grained walnut stocks are in Fine condition overall, perfect wood to metal fit. The bore is Excellent, bright and shiny, with strong lands and grooves. Winchester contracted to produce 3,000 revolvers for Cyrus Manville.Next
Membership is free and we welcome all types of shooters, whether you're a novice or a pro. Total production for all models of the 200 series was over 1,600,000, according to Winchester. So, these cartridges would not be interchangeable. Smith and Wesson lever action arms were made from 1853 to 1855. The hammer and lever show 50% and 25% faded case colors respectively with the balance faded to a bright almost nickel appearance but little to no brown patina showing through. The finishes are also correct and consistent with 1897 era Winchester production: The barrel and magazine tube are rust blued barrel while the frame, bolt, and forend cap were highly polished and heat blued for that painstaking mirror blued finish Winchester was known for. We reserve the right to make changes at any time and make no claims as to accuracy.Next
I may have to go through Turnbull Restorations to see if they can make one for me. Matthew, The serial number identifies it as a 1912 production Model 1894. Carbine - serial number 22967, 8-27-1902 by serial number order 32 W. About 3,200 were made, but many of these remained on hand for almost 100 years until they were sold to employees for as little as one dollar in Winchester's surplus store. The parts clean up resulted in about 900 more guns. House and Schwing did so at nearly the same time. Winchester Model 94 Serial Numbers In 1894 Production began with Serial Number 1 and the Winchester Model 94 Serial Numbers run more or less, sequentially.Next
My rifle's serial was applied December 10th, 1901. There are a few that I did not get all of the details, maybe somebody here on the forum has one of them. The Winchester Model 94 was produced by Winchester Repeating Arms Company through 1980 and then by U. You will need the Adobe Reader program to open this file. Unlock additional features, and fewer ads while browsing. Quick Winchester Model 94 Facts: Weight 6. He at no time guessed or made up figures to fill in the many gaps in the company records.Next
From 1902 to 1931 666,742 were made. Model 1893 and 1897 serial numbers overlap in 1897-1899. Ok well I'm not that good for doing at that third party stuff. Octagon Proof Steel 1218217 30 W. That stated, I would like to add your rifle to the list. After 1968 prefix G is found in front of numbers.Next
Most records for this model have been lost and the above are estimates of production furnished by U. My 1080000 number was gleaned from known records at the time of original publication. Certainly not as much information as my Colt letter did for my Colt 1911 -1916 dated firearm. Any help will be greatly appreciated! A total of 545,511 were delivered to U. As I was going through some of the recently posted questions on the forum, I realized that I had neglected to address the dates and serial numbers for the introduction of the various calibers.Next
In some cases, the bins were refilled before the bin was completely empty, and that left on older serial numbered receiver on the bottom of the bin for months, and sometimes a few years. As for when they came to light at the Cody Museum, it was in the year 2005 nearly 12-years ago. In 1930, the only year of production, 10,843 were made. Below is a list of the Rifles I have surveyed thus far. .
Most of the shortcomings of the post 1963 Model 94s were eventually corrected, but the pre '64 versions remain the most desirable of all Winchester Model 94s. Ask for the Winchester Repeating Arms Historian. See the note with the model 1893. With the low serial number and number produced in this caliber, will it be worth it to restore it? Some Models 86 remained on hand until 1936. Factory workers divided total production for these years to arrive at 26112 guns annual production. Government from 1940 to 1945; official records indicate production of 513,582 rifles. © Winchester Repeating Arms, 2012, 2015, R.