Total production was 731,852 guns. If it is a factory brush gun, I would definitely not alter it. Is the brush gun a rarer varient of the 1897:? If you use it for a security gun, you might want to consider keeping the chamber clear. There were a low number of Deluxe guns manufactured with pistol gtip stocks that were checkered with extra high gloss finish. Below is the download link for a special resource for dating Winchester firearms.
There were 16,746 Solid frame guns built from 1890 to 1893. The am prettyr sure magazine tube is shorter than a standard when compaired to each other. I also took these pictures with my phone, so I am sorry for the quality! After World War Two an additional 120,434 rifles were made from 1946 to 1949. A total of 383,587 were made when the parts clean up began. Still, we thought the Riot configuration of the Norinco was, overall, better and faster than the comparable Winchesters, mainly because of the shorter barrel and lighter weight.
A good condition trench gun is 2500 to 3000. From 1938 to 1943, 40,566 were made. I may want a specific year of Mfg. Also, the shape of the stock is slightly different than the Winchesters, featuring less drop at the comb and heel and a rounded, more sloping grip. We work hard to bring the best Firearms Forum has to offer! Winchester has revived the model 94 and currently produces an 1894 since around 2012 Over the years the Winchester Model 94 was available in many different calibers, for example: the. © Winchester Repeating Arms, 2012, 2015, R. Checkered Stock, Marked Trap, Inlays In The Pistol Grip Area? Though it had its adherents, the 1887 shotgun was clumsy to operate, heavy and not entirely reliable.
An interesting sidebar to the Trench gun was the protest of the German government against its use during World War I. Later production is not known due to lost records. Serial records for these years are missing. If you're looking for a nice Model 1894 with a hard to find antique serial number and in the most desirable caliber, 38-55, don't let this one get away. Hello everyone, I am new to the forums and I have recently come into possession of several firearms from my Uncle.
Serial 226331 Starts 1903 And Serial 258664 Starts 1904. These pages were scanned from documents compiled over the years by the customer service department of Winchester Repeating Arms. The standard length barrel for a Model 73 Carbine is 20 inches Winchester trappers were made with barrels from 12 to 20 inches with 15 inches being the most common. About 23,335 models 41 were made. The springs such as the loading port and extractor are fire blued, and lastly, the hammer, lever, and buttplate were case color hardened. With that bayonet lug in picture two, it appears to be a trench-gun, although it should have a ventilated barrel shroud.
Most magazine-fed shotguns made today incorporate this feature as well. Serial numbers range from one to around 10,000; a few guns do not have serial numbers. Factory workers divided total production for these years to arrive at 26112 guns annual production. In general, this information is the same that you would get if you called our customer service department and asked them for the information. The magazine tube should be slightly shorter than standard if it is indeed a brush gun, however, I don't have the specs on that in front of me. It looks to have been used for hunting on occasion through the 1920's or 30's but well looked after and properly stored about 95% of the time. Thanks, everyone, for the information.
Sorry Moose you may be right I went on the look up serial numbers and find out the date web page, it said 1905. About 2,100 guns were assembled in the final parts cleanup. Introduced in 1932, discontinued due to World War Two. The bolt shows 95% original blue. Other threads on this model always assume a serial number. However, they are hard to come by and usually sell for several thousand dollars. Musket were made in Model 73 Winchesters and most were shipped to South America.
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. I have one with a 516xx serial number, the serial number was applied on April 28th 1898, the patent was not approved until June 14th so this would be a very early piece, the June patent number of course is not on the barrel, and the Browning Bros. About 105,000 made from 1899 to 1902. The shotgun has more of a brown patina than blue remaining, actions cycles correctly but seems tight. Winchester contracted to produce 3,000 revolvers for Cyrus Manville.