Dec 03, 2016 · Marlin rifle with serial number on top stock tang, behind hammer. There is some confusion about how Marlin Firearms used their serial numbers to ID the year of manufacture. Some people are under the belief that all one has to do is “subtract the first two digits of the serial number from 2000 and that is the year of manufacture”.LETTER/NUMBER PREFIXDATE OF MANUFACTURE89 / MR (See note Below)2011902010912009922008
Dec 01, 2020 · Marlin Lever Action Rifle Serial Numbers 1883 to 1906 (Including Models 1881, 1888, 1889, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895 and 1897.)
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Marlin Lever Action Rifle Serial Numbers 1883 to 1906 (Including Models 1881, 1888, 1889, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895 and 1897.)
I have a Marlin 1895 45-70 with Serial #B0061xx. Straight stock, 21 ½ inch barrel, 40 ½ inch over-all. I’m having trouble finding date of manufacture. The “B” doesn’t seem to exist except on my Marlin.
The 1895 Marlin system was identical to the 1893 rifle invented by L. L. Hepburn, and was also an updated successor to the 1881 and 1889 Marlin rifles. This Marlin lever action rifle was produced starting in 1895 with 5,304 guns produced through 1906 (of which only 205 were carbines), and 18,000 manufactured through 1917.
Firearm serial numbers were date coded by a prefix within the s/n, as signified below. For example a Marlin model 39A with a serial number of N12478 would have been made in 1955 while a 1894 in 44 magnum with a serial number of 25105098, would have equated to 1975
marlin factory records (Regular factory letter fee) Lever action Marlin models with factory records: 1881 1889 1893 1895 1888 1892 1894 1897 All lever action models are found in one serial number range from 4096 to 355419 A small number of earlier serial numbers are available including: 286, 673, 1069, 1542, 1774, 1893, 1912, 2020, 2453, 2475,
The modern Marlin 1895 was introduced in 1972 and that year they had a B0 (bee zero) serial number prefix. Subsequently, the first two numbers of the serial number designates the year of manufacture. Up to 2000 subtract the first two digits from 2000 to get the year of manufacture and after 2000 subtract the first two digits from 2100 to get ...
Serial numbers from 3156 to 8200, plus a handful of higher numbers that appear in the ledgers. All parts were made at Marlin, I've never heard differently. Now having said that.. there's a newspaper article out where Arthur states he has men in 1897 building a small number of 1895 rifles for the President of Mexico.
I got an email back from Marlin about my 336 manufacturing date. The guy said there is no chart he could send me but he did say the serial number: MR22xxxC signifies a manufacture date in 2012. No other information was given. My guess is that it was manufactured in February 2012.