When did the Stevens Savage Model 87 come out?
Stevens introduced the Model 87 in 1938, which sold over one million units. Further units were sold as the Savage Model 6 by Sears.
What’s the serial number on a Stevens Savage?
The highest number I have seen was on 20 gauge Stevens Model 311 Series H serial number E957971. The Savage branded imported doubles, over and unders or side by sides, are numbered differently. Each model is numbered in the range created by its manufacturer.
When did the Stevens Model 311 come out?
To calculate an approximate number of ‘Stevens Model 311s’ that were made from 1968 to 1988 you could do this math exercise. Since Savage used 5 letters (A to E), each on 999,999 guns, they must have made about 5 million guns.
When was Stevens Arms bought by Savage Arms?
The company introduced the .22 Long Rifle round and made a number of rifle, shotgun, and target pistol designs. By 1902, they were advertising themselves as “the largest producers of sporting arms in the world”. They were purchased by New England Westinghouse on May 28, 1915, and again by Savage Arms on April 1, 1920.
What is the date on a Stevens Savage?
Those “date codes” for the Stevens/Savage Model 24’s are the same as those found on the Lever Boss Codes for the Model 99 Savage lever-action rifles. I have a Pump 22 that was my dad’s.
When was the Last Savage Stevens double gun made?
Since I am interested only in double guns I stopped looking for numbers on Savage’Stevens doubles after 1988 because that’s the year they shipped their last ‘Stevens Model 311′. The highest number I have seen was on 20 gauge Stevens Model 311 Series H serial number E957971.
When did the 22 Stevens 87 come out?
There was also a short lived “gallery” shorts only model 872 (Savage 602,Ranger model 101.10) circa 1940~1946. These have special “guts’…lightened hammers and bolts and springs to offset the smaller recoil impluse of the 22 short. 87’s) only named 85’s….85, 85A, 85K (carbine model)circa 1939-1961.