In regards to your posted comments, I have to vehemently disagree with your quoted statement above. So how did I pick the right speed? Frankly, I am not really interested in trying to solve that mystery. I am thinking I would like to sell it as I have never shot it, and I am not really an antique type rifle collector. Received in warehouse May 14th, 1902. I do not believe the metal has been restored at any point in it's life. If it is a high grade gun in very good codition and of a rare caliber the value can truly skyrocket.
Quick Winchester Model 94 Facts: Weight 6. Case-hardened frames were available as an extra-cost option. Please remember that this information is a compilation over time -- collected from secondhand information. Collectors recognize the lower serial numbers single , two or three digit serial numbers as more desirable and thus command a premium price. The Cody letter I got for Dad's rifle didn't have much information. RifleShooter Online Staff - August 10, 2018 The Winchester Model 1894 was covered with what I imagined was trail dust, and I wondered what mountain paths the rifle had followed balanced across the swell of a saddle.
Federal prison time and a hefty fine. Since 1964 the Winchester Repeating Arms Company now the United States Repeating Arms Company has produced special, limited edition Model 94 rifles and carbines to commemorate significant events, people, places or periods in United States or Canadian history. The serial numbers listed are those recorded by the factory at the end of each. Yes, I do but please don't post disjointed posts like this one. Then there are special order features like non-standard barrel lengths or special sights. Year Ending Serial Number Year Ending Serial Number 1894 14,579 1934 1,091,190 1895 44,359 1935 1,099,605 1896 76,464 1936 1,100,065 1897 111,453 1937 1,100,679 1898 147,684 1938 1,100,915 1899 183,371 1939 1,101,051 1900 204,427 1940 1,142,423 1901 233,975 1941 1,191,307 1902 273,854 1942 1,221,289 1903 291,506 1943 serial numbers not available 1904 311,363 1944 serial numbers not available 1905 337,557 1945 serial numbers not available 19063 378,878 1946 serial numbers not available 1907 430,985 1947 serial numbers not available 1908 474,241 1948 1,500,000 1909 505,831 1949 1,626,100 1910 553,062 1950 1,724,295 1911 599,263 1951 1912 646,114 1952 1913 703,701 1953 1914 756,066 1954 1915 784,052 1955 1916 807,741 1956 1917 821,972 1957 1918 838,175 1958 1919 870,762 1959 1920 880,627 1960 2,469,821 1921 908,318 1961 1922 919,583 1962 1923 938,539 1963 2,586,000 1924 953,198 2,586,001 through 2,699,999 were not used 1925 978,523 1964 2,797,428 1926 997,603 1965 2,894,428 1927 1,027,571 1966 2,991,927 1928 1,054,465 1967 3,088,458 1929 1,077,097 1968 3,185,691 1930 1,081,755 1969 3,284,570 1931 1,084,156 1970 3,381,299 1932 1,087,836 1980 4,892,951 1933 1,089,270 About GunCollectionsOnline - -.
. You know, it's been said that nobody can write a book alone and many times he had to rely on the information that was placed before him by others and he relied on that information being accurate because it was the only information available at the time. The post-64 Winchester model 94 begin with serial number 2,700,000. Not only is it the rifle that won the west, but it is still as solid of a performer today as it ever was! Without having some idea of these 3 things, it is not possible toput a value on a gun. Still aiming with the bottom leaf, bullets hit only 1. What is the age of a Winchester model 94 serial no 1929746? The Winchester Model 1894 Saddle Ring Carbine Nov 15, 2016 any one of these sites will help you find the serial number and date of manufacturer. It is quite accuarate and fun to shoot.
The little rifle was slick to cycle, quick to point and aim, and it will be right at home in the whitetail cottonwood bottoms. The ring stud remained on the left side of the receiver, but the ring itself was missing. Then there are dozens of variations in the Model 94's: special order barrel lengths, round or octagonal barrels, carbines with or without saddle rings, special sights and triggers, etc, etc. The gun is blued, has a plain walnut stock and a carbine style buttplate. Roger Rule reviewed and used the information as early as the late 1970s. John Olin pointed him in the direction of the warehouse where records of shipping and production were stored. You have a Winchester 1894 Extra Lightweight Rifle.
As for when they came to light at the Cody Museum, it was in the year 2005 nearly 12-years ago. When the receivers were serialized and polished, they went into large bins and were sent to the finishing room were they were blued. The way it shoots is not wrong at all. The unfortunate byproduct of Roger's, Ned's, Herb's, and my own research, is that it concretely proves that your father George did not do enough research of his own, and that he should not have relied so heavily on the information supplied to him by others as much as he did. For my handloads I used Speer 170-grain bullets at a velocity not quite as fast as the Federal load. Matthew, The serial number identifies it as a 1912 production Model 1894. If you love the cartridge and want something a little more distinctive, Winchester also chambered the round in its Model 64, which was introduced in 1933.
If the serial number is higher, you have a Fancy Sporting Rifle. Personally I wouldn't recommend a Cody letter but that's just my opinion. If your gun has a serial number less than 111453 you have a First model Sporting Rifle. Specialists in Marketing Your Gun Collections. George Watrous, a Winchester employee, counted total production at.
By continuing to use our website, you agree to our use of such cookies. Guns with extra-cost options should be evaluated by an expert to determine proper value. Below is the download link for a special resource for dating Winchester firearms. I've seen quite a few 1894's described as 'excellent' that were in fact modern reblues and that make a huge difference in value. At the current time, we have a small number of the stock medallions, as well as replacement sleeves, boxes and paperwork for many of the U.
My gun has either a 22 or 26 round barrel, with a half magazine. All special orders require a minimum 50% non-refundable deposit at time of order placement. At the time that he was researching he used factory records that were made available to him at the time. Production ratios for the first 353,999 Model 1894s made: 4:5 78. Adobe Reader is available free from Adobe.
Those numbers mean the rifle shoots on at 50, 100 and 200 yards with the corresponding leaves when using Winchester factory ammunition of the day. Ok well I'm not that good for doing at that third party stuff. If the serial number is less than 14,580 add 100% to value. These are shooters; not collectibles - an investment in fun and utility. Be alert for such modifications, and remember that any modification from the original probably decreases value.