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Old June 26, 2013, 12:57 PM   #1
Batt
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1894 Win, Carbine,

I was just given a 1894 Winchester ,carbine, .32 Caliber.
I would like to know what year it was made with a ser. no. 568602.
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Old June 26, 2013, 01:10 PM   #2
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That would be 1911 if its a 94. There are several .32 calibers. The 94 came in 32-40 and .32 Winchester Special. If its a 32-20(32 WCF) its not a 94 its a 92.
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Old June 26, 2013, 03:49 PM   #3
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Welcome to TFL, Batt.

If your barrel is marked ".32Spec" or ".32-40" you definitely have a Model 1894; if marked ".32WCF" you have a Model 1892 - but since you have the gun we can't see in your hands, and said "1894", I have to presume it's chambered in one of the two longer cartridges.

FWIW, There were no Model 94's prior to SN 950,000 - before that point they were all marked "Model 1894" on the top tang.

The Model 1892 likewise had a model name/designation change at some point to "Model 92".


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