Repeating Arms under the Winchester brand until they ceased to manufacture rifles in 2006. Any buyer will want the gun to be as close to new condition as possible. George Madis, Ned Schwing, etc. Gun Collections Online Specialists in Marketing Your Gun Collections Serial Number Lookup Winchester Rifles - - - - - - - - - Winchester Model 1892 Featured Items for Sale Winchester Model 94 - Model 1894 - User Submitted Reviews The Winchester model 94 holds the record for best-selling high-powered rifle in U. Model 1892 The Model 1892 was another fine John M.
B Old, but re-blued I would expect more wear - even from a safe queen. Original Winchester factory records are available for this model from the in Cody , Wyoming , from serial number 1 thru 379999. They also offer some specific serial number information derived directly from original records. 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. Rifles and carbines in this caliber are considered rare.
I assume this is from an old sight mounted there and the elevator made the mark. Unless you have a dire need for cash, I wouldn't even sell it. Someone who wants to use the gun will be less concerned about its originality and any difference may be a plus for one and a minus to another. You will need the Adobe Reader program to open this file. If your firearm is not listed, we probably do not have any additional information. Even with a refinish it's still worth close to a grand, but judging from all that plus the inaccurate scope mount I don't think you have an original? Recently members have been receiving an email about confirming their account.
Additionally, competition from other manufacturers like Marlin with their model 336, lever action, Winchester changed over from a top eject to an angle eject. If it is a high grade gun in very good codition and of a rare caliber the value can truly skyrocket. Factory letters for you gun can be obtained from: The Cody Firearms Museum Buafflo Bill Historical Center 720 Sheridan Ave Cody Wy. I have read that production of Pre-1964 Model 70's stopped at serial number 581,471. Muzzle good abit shiny around edges.
That would place its manufacture in 1894, The gun illustrated looks bright and shiny new, and the metal appears to have modern caustic blue finish, which is almost black. For Parts and Service call: 800. The serial number does not tell you if it is in like new condition or broken and rusty. And one of the most important factors affecting the value of a gun or … any other used object is the condition. It is highly doubtful that if you have a original gun that it would be in mint condition - after it was used for 70+ years. There were many issues with the early models of Model 70 Winchesters and there were revisions in later years to fix problems. The Winchester Model 94 was produced by Winchester Repeating Arms Company through 1980 and then by U.
But at any rate, do show us pictures at Leverguns. Values for one in a common chambering, like the. Can anyone help me out with that. A good idea to see how much it is worth is check out www. Collectors want the guns in original condition and configuration and for most 94's a letter is available from the Cody Museum telling exactly how it was configured when it left the factory.
This is considered the most accurate source book for gun values. If it doesn't have one it's because someone got overly enthusiastic polishing it for a refinish or removed it on purpose. It started out life with a sn. It has roughly 100 rds thru it and looks brand new. It was offered in rifle, carbine and muskets configurations. As for the post-64 guns, that is what the poster above is referring to. Just as with collectibles, it all comes down to what you, the seller, want for it vis-a-vis what a willing potential buyer will pay for it.
Hold on to it a couple more years if you can. They used their guns as a tool to put meat on the table and kill varmints in the field. Because when you promote someone else s chambering as being good,. There is no way to know with out a visual inspection. Please remember that this information is a compilation over time -- collected from secondhand information. With the serial number there are several sources to find out what year a Winchester was manufactured, but that is only the beginning of determining its value.