Features such as controlled-round feeding and the three-position safety–not to mention classic good looks and a reputation for quality and accuracy–are just some of those measures. Since then, a long-term license agreement has been struck with Browning to manufacture and distribute Winchester-brand rifles and shotguns.
It should go without saying that one of the new guns is a Model 70.
For those Model 70 and 94 owners interested in when their specific rifle was made, the tables below show serial number range by year made.
Would really like to know when this gun was made and how much it is worth.
Winchester’s Model 70 bolt-action rifle is without a doubt, one of the darlings of the American rifle shooter.
Additionally, competition from other manufacturers like Marlin with their model 336, lever action, Winchester changed over from a top eject to an angle eject.
Click the image below to download the PDF document containing the serial number date-range information on many Winchester firearms.
You will need the Adobe Reader program to open this file. THE HISTORY OF WINCHESTER HISTORIC SERIAL NUMBER RECORDS.
But the fact remains; there is no original, single, totally accurate database of serial numbers from 1866 forward that we are aware of.
Winchester Model 12 - 12 Gauge - Pump Shotgun - 2 Barrel Set Description: Winchester Model 12, 12 Gauge Pump Shotgun, 2 Barrel Set.
You can read an extensive shooting review of the new gun by picking up a copy of the May/June issue of Rifle Shooter magazine available on newsstands now.