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Old November 27, 2008, 09:04 AM   #1
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Serial Number info for Winchester Model 94

Is there a place on line to research and find dates and serial numbers on The Winchester Model 94 30 30 ?
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Old November 27, 2008, 09:25 AM   #2
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This is the place,
http://www.proofhouse.com/win/index.html

http://www.proofhouse.com
The home page for many others.
I think it was Mr. Keenan, or Mr. Watson that posted this site a while back.
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Old December 3, 2008, 11:14 PM   #3
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If I were to guess, I'd bet that Harley Nolden would be able to steer you in the right direction.

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Old November 23, 2011, 09:26 AM   #4
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I have a Winchester model 94 serial # 2775xx3. The chart in this thread for serial # id show a lapse between 64 and 65 models. The 65 models all start with 279 and the 64 models were all below 2,700,000. Is there an explanation for that. I am a newbie to the forum so any help is wonderful. I am thinking of trading the rifle for a 270 or 308 but want to verify its value. Thanks
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Old November 23, 2011, 09:36 AM   #5
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Winchester made a lot of changes in their guns in 1964, mostly to cut manufacturing costs. They put a big jump in their serial number sequence which shows the restart with what are really new models, even though under the same old names.

Yours is one of the redos and is therfore less valuable than a "pre '64."
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Old November 26, 2011, 06:43 PM   #6
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This is the easiest way to check if one's Winchester 94 is a pre-64 or a post-64:



The pre-64 will have a screw head visible in the bottom of the forward end of the lower lever link; the post-64 will not.

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Old February 7, 2012, 02:47 PM   #7
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Need Some Info

I have a Winchester 94 with a serial number of 913598. Can anyone tell me when this gun was made, and approx. what it might be worth??
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Old February 7, 2012, 08:26 PM   #8
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1922 - No gun can be evaluated w/o a full description of it's factory features and the remaining % of original factory finish on wood/metal, including any known defects like rust, cracks, dents, and it's mechanical operating condition.

It could be a rusted $50 tomato stake Standard Carbine, or a $10-20,000 Special Order Deluxe Rifle in pristine condition - you didn't say.

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Old February 8, 2012, 10:29 AM   #9
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It's in very good condition and is very accurate when shot. The only thing I can see wrong with it is that the saddle ring is missing and I can't find one to replace it.
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Old February 8, 2012, 11:17 AM   #10
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Without pictures we can tell you almost nothing.
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Old February 8, 2012, 11:45 AM   #11
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"Very good condition" is too nebulous a term to assign a value to a firearm. Standard factors for accurately describing a firearm's condition can be found here: http://www.armchairgunshow.com/Condition-NRA-Guns.htm

Clear photos, both close-ups of details and overall views, would be of immense help to us for estimating value.
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Old April 25, 2012, 06:15 PM   #12
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Model 94

I have a model 94 and the serial # 977201, could someone tell me the year?
Thanks
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Old April 26, 2012, 03:44 PM   #13
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Old June 1, 2012, 05:47 PM   #14
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i have a winchester model 94. serial number 1846845. can anyone tell me when this was made and approx. what it may be worth
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Old June 1, 2012, 08:02 PM   #15
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Old June 30, 2012, 02:47 PM   #16
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Mod 94

I have a winchester model 94ae 44 rem mag ranger with 16" barrel NIB no defects at all.
The serial # is 6536372. Can anyone tell me anything about this gun. when it was made what it might be worth. Thanks
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Old June 30, 2012, 09:49 PM   #17
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There are no SN records for the Model 94AE, since the Winchester records were turned over to BATF with the closing of the Winchester plant in New Haven, CT in 2006, and they aren't talkin'.

The 16", .44 Mag (aka:Trapper) Model 94AE was introduced in 1986, well before your SN - so the best you could do would be to narrow down the period: 94AE- no safety (1983-92), 94AE-CBS(1992-2003), 94AE-tang safety(2003-06).


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Old July 15, 2012, 02:05 AM   #18
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1894 AE Date of manufacture?

Hello all: I've followed the posts so I assume my 1894 AE serial #: 6514151 was one of the "lost" ones. Any guesses as to manufacture date?
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Old July 21, 2012, 03:48 PM   #19
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I have a winchester 30-30 serial #3250925 in great condition and can't figure out how old it is or how much it's worth. Could someone help me out please?
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Old July 22, 2012, 11:23 AM   #20
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1969 - $50, if it's a tomato stake, $350 if pristine (you didn't say).

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Old July 22, 2012, 11:43 AM   #21
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Thanks! Sorry, yeah it is pristine I suppose except for two scratches on the wood
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Old July 22, 2012, 05:25 PM   #22
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Sorry, scratched wood isn't pristine..............


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Old July 29, 2012, 11:59 AM   #23
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can anyone help with a date on '94 30-30?

Serial number is L04897.

Thanks
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Old July 31, 2012, 03:51 AM   #24
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above 6000000 is yr 2000 and up (aprox)
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Old August 4, 2012, 11:52 AM   #25
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Winchester 94 30 30 SN 2841042

I have a Winchester 94 30 30 SN #2841042 that was left toe by my grandfather. Can any one tell me what it might be worth? An estimate or range. Is in very good condition
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