When was my 30 30 made?

When was my 30 30 made?

30 Winchester Center Fire cartridge was first marketed in 1895 for the Winchester Model 1894 lever-action rifle. The . 30-30 (thirty-thirty), as it is most commonly known, and the . 25-35 were offered that year as the USA’s first small-bore sporting rifle cartridges designed for smokeless powder.

What year was the Winchester Model 94 30 30 made?

The Model 94 was produced continuously by Winchester from 1894 through 1980 when the production of the gun was taken up by the U.S. Repeating Arms Company, which made the Model 94 until 2006. Reproductions of the rifle are now made in Japan and imported by Browning Arms Company.

What’s a used Winchester Model 94 30 30 worth?

What’s a used Winchester Model 94 30 30 worth? A mint condition Model 94 in the 1964 – 1977 vintage is a $300 gun at best, unless it still has its original box (in good condition) and paperwork, then it might bring $425.

What is the rarest Winchester rifle?

The 1886 Winchester model rifle has become the most expensive single gun ever to be sold at an auction. At a price tag of $1.265 million, the Rock Island Auction Company in Illinois, the gun remains in prime condition even at 130 years old. The price is justified because of the rich history it comes with.

When was my Winchester 1894 made?

In 1901 Winchester created the new . 32 Winchester Special caliber with production of rifles starting in 1902. The 1894 was produced by the Winchester Repeating Arms Company through 1980 and then by U.S. Repeating Arms under the Winchester brand until they ceased manufacturing rifles in 2006.

When did Winchester stop making the Model 94?

U.S. production ceased in 2006. At the time there were 14 versions of the Model 94 in the Winchester catalog.

What’s a Winchester 30/30 lever action worth?

According to the 29th edition of “The Gun Traders Guide” it’s worth at least a $1000. and likely more. According to the 29th edition of “The Gun Traders Guide” it’s worth at least a $1000.

What is the most sought after Winchester rifle?

The Winchester Model 1894 rifle (also known as the Winchester 94 or Model 94) is a lever-action repeating rifle that became one of the most famous and popular hunting rifles of all time.

What is the oldest Winchester rifle?

Developed from the 1860 Henry rifle, Winchester rifles were among the earliest repeaters. The Model 1873 was particularly successful, being marketed by the manufacturer as “The Gun That Won the West.”…Winchester rifle.

Winchester rifle series
Manufacturer Winchester Repeating Arms Company
Produced 1866–present
No. built c. 720,000

Can you look up a gun model by serial number?

Since the Gun Control Act of 1968 went into effect, American firearms manufacturers must include a serial number on every gun’s frame or receiver for identification. This serial number can be used to search for the make, model and history of a gun, but the type of information the average person can get is limited.

Is there a Winchester called the 30-30 Winchester?

Also, there is no rifle called the Winchester Model 30–30. There’s the rifle called the Winchester Model 94, and there’s the cartridge called 30–30 Winchester. We need to know what you are talking about to give you a proper answer.

When was the first Winchester Model 94 made?

Winchester Model 1894 serial number 86237 was manufactured in the year 1900. The value can only be determined by a visual inspection & evaluation. Bert H. Read More What is the age and value of a Winchester model 94 serial number 1823493?

What’s the serial number on a Winchester Model 1912?

According to OldGuns.net, the year of manufacture for Winchester Model 1912 serial number 466271 is 1927. Not sure if this is your gun, or what the value is. Read More

How can I tell what year my Winchester was made?

Winchester can tell you the production date if you provide them the serial number. Short answer: If you go to this site it will allow you to find the exact year your gun was produced based on model number.