How to find the date that your Marlin rifle was manufactured based off of the serial number. http://www.marlinowners.com/forum/marlin-collectors/97319-finally-updated-marlin-dates-production-sheet...
WINCHESTER DATES OF MANUFACTURE. Lever Action Rifles. Henry Rifles. Model 1866. Model 1873. Model 1876. Model 1885 Single Shot. Model 1886. Model 1892.
(Serial Number Reference) Winchester Firearms Manufacturing Dates by Serial Number and Year 1866 through the early 1990s Below is the download link for a special resource for dating Winchester firearms. These pages were scanned from documents compiled over the years by the customer service department of Winchester Repeating Arms.
For purposes of determining if your gun is legally considered an “antique” (pre-1899 DOM), the BATF has told us they use the DOM dates published by the manufacture (Winchester). Those dates coincide with the Madis dates and can be viewed on Winchester’s site at: Winchesterguns.com.
Winchester Firearms Manufacturing Dates by Serial Number and Year 1866 through the early 1990s The following pages were scanned from documents compiled over the years by the customer service department of Winchester Repeating Arms.
Includes the models 250, 270, 290, 255, and 275. Introduced from 1963 to 1965. Models 255 and 275 discontinued in 1971, models 250 and 270 discontinued in 1974. Manufacture of the 290 ceased in 1976. Total production for all models of the 200 series was over 1,600,000, according to Winchester. MODEL 101 . Introduced in 1963. Still in production as of 1984.