Where is the serial number on a Marlin 30/30 lever action rifle?
Each Marlin rifle is engraved with a unique serial number that can be used to trace its ownership. The location of the serial number varies with the age of the rifle. Check the bottom part of the tang, or sight, under the level. Look for the serial number on the top tang behind the hammer.
Where is the serial number on a Marlin 336 rifle?
The serial number, depending on the model of rifle, will either be located on the upper or lower stock tang, bottom of the receiver, or side of the receiver. Below are the manufacturing date codes, which are the first one or two characters of the serial number.
How do you tell what year a Marlin 30/30 was made?
Starting in 1973, the year of manufacture can be determined by subtracting the first two digits of the serial number from 100: Example: SN 2512345 would have been made in 1975 [100 – 25 = 75].
How to find the serial number of a Marlin 30-30?
Marlin is a popular gun manufacturer brand in the United States. The .30-30 is a type of small-bore, sporting rifle cartridge found in many Marlin hunting rifles. Rifles that are chambered in .30-30 include the Marlin 336A and 336C model numbers. Each Marlin rifle is engraved with a unique serial number that can be used to trace its ownership.
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 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”.
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.