When did the Marlin Model 60 come out?

When did the Marlin Model 60 come out?


Marlin Model 60
In service 1960–present
Production history
Designer N/A
Designed 1960

The Model 99 was offered from 1959 through 1961, and a lower priced version, Model 99G, was offered under Marlin’s Glenfield line. The Marlin Model 60 was developed in 1960 from the Model 99 design. The primary difference was that the stock was made of birch instead of walnut to reduce the recurring production costs for the more expensive wood.

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.

How to determine year of manufacture Marlin rimfire rifle?

From 1962 thru 1968 Marlins rimfire rifles (other than the 39 series lever actions) used a two letter date code that was stamped on the barrel. This date code is different than the one already listed, as Marlin rimfire rifles (other than the model 39 series) did not have a serial numbers until required to by Law after 1968.

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.

When did the Marlin Model 99 come out?

The Marlin Model 99 was developed in 1959 by Ewald Nichol. Internally, it was essentially what would become the Model 60 in 1960.

How big was the barrel on a Marlin Glenfield Model 60 rifle?

Some of the model 60’s had a “squirrel stock” like the one below, the stock had a squirrel and pressed in grooves on the wrist and matching grooves on the forend. Originally the rifle had a 22 inch barrel and a full length magazine with 18 round capacity.

Is the Marlin 60dlx a 50th anniversary car?

Model 60DLX, the newest Marlin 60, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Model 60, has a premium walnut stock and gold fill on the roll marks. Login to ask a question.