Dating winchester model 70 serial number
Gun Trader's Guide shows the 101 was made from 1963 to 1981. It begins in in the year 1959 and ends with the year 1971. The guy I bought it from (not the original owner) thought that it was an early 80's gun. I'll do some digging to see if I can piece together some info from different sources.I have reference material that shows the following: MODEL 101 SHOTGUN - Over/Under, break open shotgun made in Japan by Olin-Kodensha from 1963. It shows they began making them in October of 1959, starting with serial number 50,000. If anyone else has information, would be greatly appreciated.The first model was the early 'pre-war 62 Model' with a plain walnut straight-grip stock, a flat shotgun-type buttplate, and a smaller ( BEFORE GOING TO STEP #2, if you want to check that your Model 62 identification is correct, click on this link OUTLINE OF FEATURES, that provides a brief outline of features associated with each major variation of the Model 62.Guy Hubbard, a historian of Windsor, Vermont where Robbins and Lawrence made the Jennings repeater, stated in 1924 that he had been informed by principals of the company that only 1,000 Jennings and Smith Jennings rifles were made between 18 and of this number many were converted to single shots and many more were scrapped for parts.
The post-64 Winchester model 94 begin with serial number 2,700,000.
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