What was the serial number for a Marlin rifle?

What was the serial number for a Marlin rifle?

Firearm serial numbers were date coded by a prefix within the s/n, as signified below. *** No commercial manufacture from sometime in 1941/’42 until 1945, due to WWII production & retooling

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.

Where did the Remington Marlin receivers come from?

This was done in conjunction with the sale of Marlin, and subsequent move to the Remington Arms plant in Ilion, NY. Speculation is that once receivers started being manufactured at the Ilion, NY, plant the prefix became MR. ***While potentially not relevant to this specific thread.

Why was the Winchester Marlin returned to the factory?

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 a Marlin lever action?

Marlin Model 39 . 22 Caliber Lever Action Marlin Model 39 . 22 Caliber Lever Action Rifle: For your consideration is a Marlin Model 39 . 22 caliber Lever Action Rifle. This wonderful rifle utilizes *MARLIN MODEL 1893 LEVER ACTION RIFLE.

What kind of gun is a Marlin century?

Model 39 Century Limited. Introduction of this model marked 100th Anniversary of the Marlin Company. Features 20″ octagonal barrel, with semi-buckhorn rear and brass blade front sight. Stock is fancy walnut, with straight-grip, brass fore-end tip and buttplate.

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.

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.

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 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 #?

Is there a history of the Marlin Gun Company?

Col Brophy actually worked for Marlin and researched all the old documents and photos of the early Marlins. It does not cover any Marlin after 1989. It is a must have for any Marlin collector. Lots of info on older models, covers the history of the company. Lots of information.

Where can I find the history of Marlin?

You won’t find the complete history to that point any better discussed. If you want to know about the history of Marlin after that point, go to the Gunbroker site and search for the catalogs from 1990 through 2014, all in full color.

Where are the Remington Marlin shotguns made at?

Remington currently produces Marlin-brand firearms at its Kentucky and New York manufacturing facilities. In November 2000, Marlin purchased the assets of H&R 1871, Inc., a Massachusetts-based manufacturer of shotguns and rifles (New England Firearms branded), founded in 1871, and now located in Gardner, Massachusetts.