How long has the Savage Model 24 been in production?
The Savage Model 24 combination rifle/shotgun was in production for nearly 70 years (1938-2006). During it’s lifespan Savage continually made changes to the Model 24’s design resulting in numerous model and series groupings.
Where do you find the year of manufacture on a savage rifle?
Turn your rifle over, on the front of the lever where it joins to the receiver you will find a circle with one or two numbers followed by a letter. The numbers are inspectors marks, the letter is the year of manufacture. This “lever boss code” started in 1949 with the letter “A”, 1950 “B”, and so on…………….
When did I buy a Savage Model 99?
I bought a Savage Model 99 in 300 Savage some 15 years ago off a co-worker that had light surface rust over the entire inside of the receiver but the barrel and external bluing were fine. It was a 1950’s rifle bought by the guys father new when he graduated from college, carried some on hunts, but rarely shot.
Where to find the serial number of Savage and Stevens Arms?
Therefore, dates may be a year different, especially near the “boundaries”. Enter the serial number (leave out the “,” or “.”) of your Savage 1895/1899/99 in the box below: Buy now! Savage & Stevens Arms & History, by Bill West.
What kind of Magnum does a savage 24V have?
2) The 24VS was a 24V Series D with barrels shortened to 20″ and the nickel finish and wood upgrades and top tang release lever. It was chambered in .357 Magnum or .357 Rem Maximum and only over 20 gauge. Savage 24V/F Transition Model: I have limited information about this particular model.
When did Savage start using the serial number?
Savage started using the serial number letter prefix to signify their compliance with the Gun Control Act (GCA) of 1968 and differentiate their firearms that were made before (no letter prefix) and after (with prefix) the GCA went into effect on October 22, 1968.
Is the Savage 24F predator a 20 gauge?
Savage 24F Predator: Same as the 24F 12-T except the camoflage stock, it was also available in a 20 gauge version. I do not know of a 20 gauge model with factory chokes, but there is reported to be a few.
Where is the date code on a Stevens Savage 24?
Stevens / Savage 24 date codes. “Collectors will find a date code stamped on every double-barrel shotgun in the Stevens brands produced between March 1949 and December 1968. Usually, it is behind the hinge pin or ahead of the trigger guard on the bottom of the frame.
How much is a Savage Model 24 410 / 22 combo worth?
22/410 average $400 in NW Ohio. I have to say the worth is in the condition and one that states it is in Good condition “For its age” leaves much to the imagination. Value is in the shooting and not as a collectable.
Is the Savage Model 24 C C C Combo Breaker?
Nicely preserved versions of the 24V that closely approach a field grade rifle in quality go for twice that amount. These combos are a great choice for survival guns or for everyday use around camp. Simply designed and with only a few moving parts to break, they are ideal for low maintenance storage as a truck gun.
What kind of sight do I need for Savage 24?
It would seem only out of production models, though you can keep an eye on Gunbroker and Ebay for them. The Redfield peepsight model is: RE-24 and the Williams peepsight: WGRS-24. You may need a higher front sight to use these with some models.
What are the different models of the Savage?
Savage 24S: (In this case the S stood for side lever barrel release) Joined barrels the entire length; lack of center tang in the rear of receiver. Models include 24S, 24S-A, 24S-B (not sure at this point it exists but follows logically in sequence so I include it) 24S-C, 24S-D & 24S-E.