When was the first Savage Model 99 made?
Savage 99’s (and other Savage firearms), made from 1949 thru 1970, had a Letter Date Code stamped into the receiver bottom ( just ahead of the Model 99’s lever), and is often seen referred to on Model 99’s as the “Lever Boss Code” (LBC). The Letter “A” started off 1949, “B” in 1950, etc, etc, etc – all denoting the year of manufacture.
What’s the ser.number on a savage 99?
The ser. # is 1027144. Thanks. Sorry, Texgun… I must have missed your question on my previous visit to this forum. I posted information on the “lever boss code” in this forum on another question of the age of a Model 99… here is my previous post, I hope it helps you:
What’s the serial number on a savage rifle 1895?
First off is the model 1895, this is an easy one to identify, it will have a serial number under 10.000 and the pads on the sides of the receiver will be rounded instead of pointed like the model 1899’s and 1895’s. The forearm is very slender and rises to the receiver very sharply.
What was the barrel size of the Savage 1899 rifle?
A letter after the Model 1899 or Model 99 model number designated the specific variation, starting with the Model 1899A Rifle (round barrel), Model 1899B Rifle (octagon barrel) and Model 1899C Rifle (half octagon barrel), all introduced in 1899 with 26 inch barrels. There was also a Model 1899A Short Rifle with a 22 inch round barrel.
The Ninety-Nine,A History of the Savage Model 99 Rifle, by Douglas Murray. Lever Boss Codes: A = 1949 B = 1950 C = 1951 D = 1952 E = 1953 F = 1954 G = 1955 H = 1956 I = 1957 J = 1958 K = 1959 L = 1960 M = 1961
What was the serial number of Savage in 1899?
by Jay Kimmel. Our database contains values of serial numbers through 566,000 which ended the year 1950. Serials did not strictly run sequentially. 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!
How much is a 99.300 Savage rifle worth?
What was the manufacture date of Savage Arms?
Dates of Manufacture* for: Savage 1895/1899/99. Buy now! Savage & Stevens Arms, Collector’s History, by Jay Kimmel. Our database contains values of serial numbers through 566,000 which ended the year 1950. Serials did not strictly run sequentially.
General Model 99 Date of Manufacture Info. Rough Savage 1895, 1899 and 99 serial number dating, based on the data I have collected over the years. 1895’s: Serial number 3000-5000 manufactured in 1896. Serial number 5000-9999 manufactured in 1897.
What’s the serial number on a Model 99?
I guess we’ll start low and work our way up to the last 99 offerings. First off is the model 1895, this is an easy one to identify, it will have a serial number under 10.000 and the pads on the sides of the receiver will be rounded instead of pointed like the model 1899’s and 1895’s.
What’s the difference between a savage 99r and Rs?
The 99R’s and RS’s were built two different ways, the pre-1950 models had a lighter stock set and the double groove on the end of the forearm was a tell tale sign of an early R. The model RS was basically the same as the R only it came with a select barrel and one of two forms of a tang sight.
What was the serial number of the Savage E?
Serial range was from 238,000-344,000. It came with a better offering of calibers than the last two models. The E was supplied in 22 H.P., 30-30, and 303 Sav with a 20” barrel. The 250-3000 was also available in a 22” barrel and the 300 Sav with a 24” barrel.
What was the last model of savage rifle?
Next is the 99C, It was only produced for 4 or 5 years and it’s model identifiers will be a serial number between 238,000 and 290,000. It will have a 22” barrel and looks something like an 1899A Saddle gun. These rifles were the last of the Savage rifles made with standard weight barrels.
Is the Savage 1899a the same as the 1899c?
The 1899B and 1899C, these two rifle were the same as the 1899A only the barrel configurations were changed. Both had the 26” barrel as the A but the 1899B had an octagon barrel (full length) and the 1899C had a half octagon and half round barrel. Believe it or not, from my data, the 1899C’s were more commonly found than the 1899B’s.
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 was the name of the first Savage rifle?
Later refinements to the Model 1895 design led to the Model 1899, later simply shortened to the Model 99. In 1899, Savage offered to convert any existing Model 1895 rifle or carbine to Model 1899 configuration for a $5 fee.
When did the 300 Savage shotgun come out?
300 Savage/.410 Shotgun – Made from 1922 to 1934, the interchangeable shotgun barrel could only be used as a single shot because the rotary magazine was not designed for shotshells. Estimated value today, very good to excellent condition: $2,000 to $4,000.
What is the serial number on a Model 99 rifle?
On many Model 99 rifles, this oval is indistinct or difficult to read as are the letters and numbers inside the oval. On my own late model EG, serial #709XXX, made in 1953, only the upper case letter E and the rear half of the ovals circumference (which looks like a large, faint, backwards letter “C”) barely show on the lever boss.
What are the safeties on a savage 99?
A good cleaning would usually fix the issue. At times the spring would become weak and need to be replaced. Interesting to note that in the 1961 advertisements for the Savage model 99, they would show the DL and F models with tang safeties. The E and R models would still have the lever safeties.
How old was I when I fired my first Savage rifle?
Compact and fast-handling, the customized Savage ’99 worked well in the deer woods. I was 11 years old when I finally got to fire that rifle. It happened when my Dad and I were at my uncle’s farm while he was in the middle of his “sighting-in session,” just before the deer season.
What was the serial number of the Savage ninety nine?
SAVAGE MODEL NINETY-NINE SERIALIZATION. Serial Numbers At Year End 1899 to 1950: 10,000 1899. 13,400 1900. 19,500 1901. 25,000 1902. 35,000 1903. 45,000 1904.
What is the value of a 303 Savage, Model 1899?
Last patent date june 1 1909. its a model 1899 … read more Value of Savage .303 1899, straight lever, octogan barrel, very good condition, serela # XXXXX the 5000s. Thanks … read more I have an 1895 savage, 303 with saddle ring and letter from savage saying it is an 1895 not 1899.
When did Savage and Stevens Arms serial numbers end?
Savage & Stevens Arms, Collector’s History, by Jay Kimmel. Our database contains values of serial numbers through 566,000 which ended the year 1950. Serials did not strictly run sequentially. Therefore, dates may be a year different, especially near the “boundaries”.
Where are the serial numbers on a savage?
Found on the lever boss front , just above the screw that hold the lever onto the gun. Might need a magnifier to read, is within a stamped oval. GW