What does the serial number on a 39A Marlin mean?

What does the serial number on a 39A Marlin mean?

The serial number of your 39-A will begin with the letter “E”. That indicates that your rifle was made in 1948. It will have the early, Ballard style rifling instead of the patented Micro-Groove rifling that came along later. Due to the increasing cost of ammunition, there will be no warning shot!

What’s the serial number on a Marlin lever action?

The only significant letter is that in the serial number. Marlin lever actions 1870’s-WWI, Ballards, and single shot rifles! I’m afraid it would be tough to give you an answer without seeing it.

Is the Marlin 39A lever action rifle good?

The Marlin 39A in excellent condition can be a great addition to any gun collection. As a gunsmiths in the 1970s, 80s and 90s I was able to work on many of these classic Marlin lever action rifles. Some of the issues I would have with these firearms would be bad firing pins, weak extractors, weak hammers springs, and some issues with feeding.

What’s the serial number for a Marlin 44 Magnum?

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

Where do I find the serial number on a Marlin rifle?

Check the back of the hammer for the serial number. Write to Marlin with information about your rifle, including model, serial number, caliber, and barrel markings. Marlin will furnish general information to you about the model. Marlin’s address is: Marlin Firearms, P.O. Box 1871, Madison, NC 27025.

Where is the serial number on a model a Ford?

Model A Engine Serial Number Location. All Model A engine serial numbers were hand-stamped on the left hand side of the engine block, above the water inlet as shown above. There were variations in the spacing, position, orientation, and sharpness of individual numerals due to the manual alignment and stamping operation.

What kind of gun is a Marlin 30-30?

Marlin is a popular gun manufacturer brand in the United States. The .30-30 is a type of small-bore, sporting rifle cartridge found in many Marlin hunting rifles. Rifles that are chambered in .30-30 include the Marlin 336A and 336C model numbers.

When was the last year a Marlin was made?

MARLINS MADE 1948 and LATER. Marlin Model 336 and Models 39-A and 39-M manufactured from 1948 to 1968: A one or two letter code was used to designate the year of manufacture. All Marlins (except lever action) manufactured from 1962-1968. A two letter code was used to designate month and year of manufacture.

Is the Marlin Model 39A cross hammer safety?

The Model 39-A did not have a cross hammer safety, whereas the current Golden Model 39A has had one since introduction in 1983. The Golden 39A is still considered one of the finest examples of a lever .22 rifle, and one of the most accurate .22 rifles ever produced. It is also the best-selling lever rimfire in U.S. history.

When was the Marlin’s Golden 39A Mountie made?

Marlin’s Golden 39A Mountie was made from 1953 to 1972 and embodies the “classic” lever-action look.