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.
What are the serial numbers on a Marlin?
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. Brophy studied the records and came up with the following as dates of manufacture.
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Who are the owners of Marlin Firearms Company?
MARLIN FIREARMS CO. Marlin, along with its subsidiaries Harrington & Richardson/NEF, are now owned by Freedom Group Family of Companies. BALL & WILLIAMS BALLARDS MERRIMACK ARMS CO. AND BROWN MANUFACTURING CO. (BALLARDS) MODEL 336 MODEL 39 MODEL 900 SERIES MARLIN BOLT-ACTION SHOTGUNS
When did Winchester stop making the Marlin rifle?
*** No commercial manufacture from sometime in 1941/’42 until 1945, due to WWII production & retooling However, Marlin like Winchester in the early years may have done a few special orders that do not fit. OR the gun was returned to the factory for repairs & ???
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.
When did Rimington take over the Remington Marlin?
Rimington take over. If you see REM with a border around it, it is made after the Remington take over. Remington eventually moved the serial number from the upper tang to the left side of the receiver. The take over happened in 2010 so serial numbers starting with the numbers 90XXXXXX need to examined closely as that was a transition year.
When did the Marlin Model 1894 revolver come out?
With the popularity of magnum revolver cartridges in the 1960s, in 1969 Marlin produced a short-action Model 1894 that was designed for modern high-pressure .44 Magnum cartridges. Marlin had briefly manufactured its Model 336 chambered for the .44 magnum cartridge. However, after a few years of development Marlin reintroduced the model 1894.
When did Marlin stop making their own rifles?
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.