Dating my winchester model 94
by James Rawles, Clearwater Trading Company Revised April 30, 2004 In response to numerous requests, here are the answers to the questions that I most commonly get on pre-1899 firearms. 1, 1899 is legally "antique." and not considered a "firearm" under Federal law.
The second half of this FAQ posting lists serial number cut-offs for the 1899 threshold for many gun makers. This refers to the actual date of manufacture of the receiver/frame, not just model year or patent date marked.
This Angle Eject redesign was produced in 1983 at about serial number 5,300,000.
The Winchester Model 94 was produced by Winchester Repeating Arms Company through 1980 and then by U. Repeating Arms under the Winchester brand until they ceased to manufacture rifles in 2006.
26" Solid rib barrel is choked WS-1, 28" Solid rib barrel is Full Choked.
As you will note from the pictures the reciever serial number is 1141821 dating it from 1948, both barrles are marked Y1141821.
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