For example a Marlin model 39A with a serial number of N1255X would have been made in 1955 while a 1894 in 44 magnum with a serial number of 2510509X, would have equated to 1975 LEVER ACTIONS ALL FIREARMS 1945 = C 1957 = R 1968 = AD 1981 = 19 1993 = 7 1946 = D 1958 = S 1970 = 70 1982 = 18 1994 = 6 1947 = E 1959 = T 1971 = 71 1983 = 17 1995 = 5 1948 = F 1960 = U 1972 = 72 1984 = 16 1996 = 4 1949 = G 1961 = V 1973 = 73 & 27 1985 = 15 1997 = 3 1950 = H 1962 = W 1974 = 26 1986 = 14 1998 = 2 1951 = J 1963 = Y 1975 = 25 1987 = 13 1999 = 1 1952 = K 1964 = Z 1976 = 24 1988 = 12 2000 = 0 1953 = L 1965 = AA 1977 = 23 1989 = 11 1954 = M 1966 = AB 1978 = 22 1990 = 10 1955 = N 1967 = AC 1979 = 21 1991 = 9 1956 = P 1968 = AD 1980 = 20 1992 = 8 Something I didn't know until just the other day - if your M39 (not A) has a star stamped on the end of the upper tang, it means the factory gunsmithing inspector determined the rifle to be of higher grade manufacturing than the standard. i had pulled mine straight from rimfirecentral and have taken it as accurate.
Also, if the serial # has an "S" prefix, you should not shoot high velocity ammo through it. magshooter, i had posted another marlin date list on my "any mounty shooters" thread. let me know where i can recheck the dates and let those guys at rimfire know there is an error.
The company didn't outright confirm the breach, but said it was investigating.
"We are aware of the possible issue and our internal security team has been investigating and will be collecting information to provide to the appropriate law enforcement agencies," said Jerry Orban, vice-president of corporate development, in an email.
Later, they pretty much marked all of them for a while with the star, meaning only that the rifle was within specs and met their normal quality standard.
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