What is the serial number on a Marlin 39A?
All model 336’s, and all other models of centerfire lever action rifles produced by Marlin, as well as lever action rimfire rifles (39, 39A, etc) made by them will have serial numbers. Marlin made various Limited Edition / House Brand guns. Some of which do not line up with this serial number – date of manufacture convention.
Is there a serial number on a remlin Marlin?
It is unknown as of December 2013 how Marlin (”Remlin”) will continue with their serial numbering convention. It is important to note that some “budget” Marlin Rimfire rifles that were manufactured prior to 1968 did not have a serial number. Many of these had letter “codes” on them that will help ID date of manufacture.
What kind of rifle is made by Marlin?
Marlin made various Limited Edition / House Brand guns. Some of which do not line up with this serial number – date of manufacture convention. One such example is at least some of the OTASCO (Oklahoma Tire and Supply Co) rifles manufactured by Marlin. While these rifles are in essence model 336’s, rebranded under the OTASCO name.
How do you find the year of manufacture on a Marlin gun?
There is some confusion about how Marlin Firearms used their serial numbers to ID the year of manufacture. Some people are under the belief that all one has to do is “subtract the first two digits of the serial number from 2000 and that is the year of manufacture”.
How old is a Marlin Model 81 rifle?
, Long-time gun owner, fixer, and shooter. For the majority of Marlin model 81 rifles, you’ll at best be able to narrow the production date down to an approximate year range, as they were largely made without serial 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.
What is the manufacture date of a Marlin?
I got an email back from Marlin about my 336 manufacturing date. The guy said there is no chart he could send me but he did say the serial number: MR22xxxC signifies a manufacture date in 2012. No other information was given.
When did the Marlin Model 80 rifle come out?
That is why your rifle does not have a serial number. The Model 80 was first introduced in 1941. From the description of your rifle, it was made sometime between 1960 and when you purchased it in 1967. The Model 80 was then made up to 1971.
Is the Marlin 39A rifle in good condition?
Many of the Marlin 39A parts can be interchanged with the guns of the 1950s. They did manufacture many of these firearms but the ones with collector interest must be an excellent condition. If you can find the ones in great condition, I would give them a good rating. • Look for rifles in excellent condition. (Watch for
When did the First Marlin Model come out?
(Including Models 1881, 1888, 1889, 1891, 1892, 1893, 1894, 1895 and 1897.) Note that records are chaotic as all models were numbered in a single serial number range, and numbers are often duplicated, and the dates recorded are apparently shipping dates, not dates of manufacture.
How to tell the year a Marlin was made?
Look at the serial number. There will be a letter before the serial number that will probably be between “M” and “S”” in the alphabet. If you give us that letter we’ll be able to tell you the year it was made. Thanks Don.
When was the First Marlin 1895 gun made?
The first Model 1895’s made between 1973 and 1976 had the “B” letter prefix. Since your gun has the number listed, it is a 1973 gun. I hope this helps. That does help, thank you for the quick answer.
When did the First Marlin car come out?
Brophy studied the records and came up with the following as dates of manufacture. 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.
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.
When was the Marlin Golden 39A rifle made?
In 1922 it was again renamed to the model 39 then finally the last change in 1939 to the model 39A, which finally stuck to this day. When first made it had a straight stock in American Walnut.
When was the last Marlin 39 m made?
Thanks for fast answer. Your Marlin Model 39 M (Mountie) was manufactured in 1980. According to a chart I have on production figures of the Models 39 A, 39 M, 39 C and 39 D ( well, all the 39 series from 1952) there were only 6 39 M’s made in 1980. For some reason, production on the Model 39’s was quite low for several years (1977 to 1983).
When did Annie Oakley use the Marlin Golden 39?
The Marlin Golden 39 started out life as the Marlin model 1891 and was used by Annie Oakley in her shooting exhibitions.
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.
Where can I buy a Marlin 336 rifle?
Marlin 336. Buy now! Marlin Firearms * by William Brophy. 696 pages packed with information and photographs. Covers all models. *If you need this book, help support this page by clicking through this link when you purchase.
When do you use the same serial number for different models?
There are occasions when blocks of serial numbers have been manufactured out of sequence, sometimes years later. Also, within a model family the same serial number prefix may be used to produce a variety of different models, all in the same block of serial numbers.
When did Marlin stop making the Golden 39A?
The Model Golden 39A has a solid-top receiver and side ejection, which makes mounting a scope easy. One source claims that the signature gold trigger was discontinued in favor of a blued trigger between 1982 and 1985, but at least one “Original Golden 39A” from 1982 (SN 18260086) was made with the gold trigger, perhaps as a special order.
When was the Marlin 336 30-30 made?
The following table can be used to date the year of manufacture of a Marlin 336. It is also valid for determining most other Marlin firearm build dates from 1946 to the present.
How to determine year of manufacture marlin marlin?
On the side of the barrel just in front of the receiver is a “JM” enclosed within an ellipse. Doesn’t seem to fit into the date codes above. Look at the serial number. There will be a letter before the serial number that will probably be between “M” and “S”” in the alphabet.
How much does a 1961 Marlin 39A rifle cost?
22 LR Golden 39A 1961 Marlin 39 ADL Deluxe Fancy Rifle w/ Squirrel carving and Scope 24 inch ” barrel PRICE: $2,250.00 MANUFACTURER: Marlin
What do the numbers mean on a Marlin rifle?
I got an email from a guy who said the MR is Marlin Remington/and the 2 most likely signifies the year and the 2nd number most likely signifies the month…or vice versa…of manufacture. I got the rifle in Sept. 2012 so the 2 probably means 2012.
What kind of rifling does a Marlin Model 39A use?
Since the early 1950s Marlin has used their proprietary Micro-Groove rifling in the Model 39A. This rifling uses many small lands and grooves rather than 2, 4, or 6 deeper grooves used by the majority of rifle makers. The rifling is also made to a 1 in 16″ right hand twist.
What kind of magazine does a Marlin Model 336 have?
While most current variants of the Model 336 feature a full pistol-grip walnut stock, 20 inch barrel and full length tube magazine, other versions of the 336 have been frequently offered by Marlin over the years, including barrel lengths of 16.25-inch, 18-inch, 22-inch and 24-inch barrels, half-length magazines,…
Where do you find the date code on a Marlin?
The first letter of the date code represented the month of manufacture while the second letter indicated the year. This date code was usually stamped on the left side of the barrel just in front of the receiver.
When was the First Marlin Model 90dt made?
My guess is that it was manufactured in February 2012. Some Marlin Model 90DT O/U shotguns were marked with an A-serial number which I assume means they were made in 1940. Oddly, the next 3 numbers are my company number from basic. (USN) (Tin Hat time) Click to expand… What was your company #? Mine was 116.
When did Marlin change the numbering system for rifles?
On the newer rifles you subtract the first two digits from 100. It requires a little more thought after the year 2000, but here’s how it works. This system applies to rifles built from 1969 to at least 2009 when they were bought out by Remington. Marlin started with a numbering system in the 1800’s then they went to a letter prefix for a few years.
What kind of stock was the Marlin 39A made of?
When first made it had a straight stock in American Walnut. Of course this rifle and all Marlin lever rifles had the highest quality American Walnut stocks. In 1946 the 39A offered a fluted comb rear stock. In 1950 a white cap was added to dress the rifle up a bit.
When did the Marlin Model 19 shotgun come out?
I am really not an expert – distinguished or otherwise!! The Model 19 exposed hammer, pump action shotgun was listed in the old Marlin catalogs from 1906 to 1907. A gun with the serial number listed would probably have been shipped in about 1906. The Model 19 is a takedown action with a pistol grip stock.
Is the JM Marlin the same as a Marlin 336?
subtract 19 from 100 = 81 so 1981. JM is the Marlin trademark. The Glenfield model is the same as any regular Marlin 336 but was made for a chain store, used hard wood instead of Walnut and may have had different sights. The workings are exactly the same as any other Marlin.
What are the models of Marlin pump shotguns?
marlin pump shotguns Model 1898 Model 16 Model 17 Model 17 Brush Gun Model 17 Riot Gun Model 19 Model 21 “Trap” Model 24 Marlin “Trap Gun” Model 26 Model 26 Brush Gun Model 26 Riot Gun Model 28 Hammerless
When was the Marlin 90dt O / you shotgun made?
Some Marlin Model 90DT O/U shotguns were marked with an A-serial number which I assume means they were made in 1940. Oddly, the next 3 numbers are my company number from basic. (USN) (Tin Hat time) Click to expand… What was your company #?
When did the Marlin Model 36 rifle come out?
In 1893 Marlin applied the “solid-top, side-ejection” concept to full-length rifle cartridges with the Model 1893. Over the years, this rifle would be chambered in .25-36, .30-30, .32 Special, .32-40, and .38-55. This rifle was later re-named the Model 1936 (care to guess when? later this designation was shortened simply to the Model 36).
When did the Marlin Model 39 Mountie come out?
Guess what……your Marlin Model 39 Mountie was made in 1980 also. The first two digits of the serial number are the give-a-way. Subtract the first two digits from 100 (i.e. 100 – 20 = 80 or 1980) to determine the age of your gun.
What does the B stand for on a Marlin rifle?
The early Model 1895’s had the “B” serial number prefix up to 1977, when they went to the other system of serializing where you subtract the first two digits from 100. The JM you mention is the proof mark applied to all Marlin rifles. It stands for John Marlin, the founder of the company. I hope this helps.
What kind of gun is the Marlin Golden 39A?
Inside of Marlin 39A receiver. The Marlin 39A represents the oldest and longest continuously produced shoulder firearm in the world. The current variation gold trigger lever-action .22 Caliber Golden 39A is produced by the Marlin Firearms Co. of New Haven, Connecticut. The Golden 39A is constructed in Remington’s Marlin factory in Ilion, NY.
How to tell the year of a Marlin rifle?
This date code was usually stamped on the left side of the barrel just in front of the receiver. The first letter of the date code is as follows: So a date code of “JK” would indicate that rifle was made in October of 1967. Last edited by Pete44ru on Fri Jan 16, 2009 12:57 pm, edited 1 time in total. I have a Marlin 1895 45-70 with Serial #B0061xx.