Dating model 70
George Madis, Ned Schwing, etc.), in which case the data was extrapolated to the best of our ability.
This information is no substitute for obtaining a Winchester Factory Letter from the Cody Firearms Museum (available for certain models and serial ranges) which in addition to the Serial Number Application Date, normally provide the original Received In Warehouse Date and Date Shipped from Winchester factory.
About the same time, Remington chose the 1917 Enfield as the basis for their Model 30.
This model 54 rifle stayed in production until 1936, when it was re-designed and was introduced as the Model 70 which corrected many of the faults of the Model 54 and stayed in production to 1963 with only relatively minor changes.
Winchester chose the 1903 Springfield with a few from the Mauser model 98 as a basic design platform and in 1925 they introduced their Model 54 rifle.
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To the maximum extent possible, the dates of manufacture shown were obtained from the original Winchester Factory Polishing Room serialization records; otherwise estimates were made using multiple sources of information (e.g.
If your Crosman airgun was manufactured after July of 1975, the first three or four digits of the serial number indicate the month and year the gun was built.
For example if the first three or four digits of the serial number were 1179 or N79 then your gun was manufactured in November of 1979.