Most of the shortcomings of the post 1963 Model 94s were eventually corrected, but the pre '64 versions remain the most desirable of all Winchester Model 94s.The post-64 Winchester model 94 begin with serial number 2,700,000.Yours is one of the redos and is therfore less valuable than a "pre '64." This is the easiest way to check if one's Winchester 94 is a pre-64 or a post-64: The pre-64 will have a screw head visible in the bottom of the forward end of the lower lever link; the post-64 will not. 1922 - No gun can be evaluated w/o a full description of it's factory features and the remaining % of original factory finish on wood/metal, including any known defects like rust, cracks, dents, and it's mechanical operating condition.
The chart in this thread for serial # id show a lapse between 64 and 65 models.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.Additionally, competition from other manufacturers like Marlin with their model 336, lever action, Winchester changed over from a top eject to an angle eject.The reason for this significant changes was now, with the increased popularity of receiver mounted scopes, it was necessary as the older, top eject did not allow for a traditionally mounted scope.also have 3 winchester model 94 32 specials all are in fair condition stocks are worn and bluing has light scratches serial numbers are 3133157...2822367...2889678 just wondering manufactor dates and values also have 3 winchester model 94 32 specials all are in fair condition stocks are worn and bluing has light scratches serial numbers are 3133157...2822367...2889678 just wondering manufactor dates and values hey wiz sorry to interrupt and i know it is rude but i have a very poor money situation and need to sell this similar winchester model 94 30-30 the serial # is 1475247 the blueing is great the stock is great and it is in just all around good condition. i think it is the saddle ring carbine edition but not sure thanks for your help.Hello Rudy, Your Model 94AE was manufactured in the 1990s.Winchester has revived the model 94 and currently produces an 1894 since around 2012Over the years the Winchester Model 94 was available in many different calibers, for example: the .22 magnum, .38 Special/.357 Magnum, .44 Special/.44 Magnum, .45 Colt (or .45 Long Colt), .38-40 Winchester, and .44-40 Winchester, .410 shotgun, 30-30 caliber (30 WCF), and even as large as the .450 Marlin, which the rifle was able to accept due to an extremely strong receiver.Winchester Firearms Manufacturing Dates by Serial Number and Year 1866 through the early 1990s Below is the download link for a special resource for dating Winchester firearms.One of the most notable changes occurred in the 1960s when production costs of the earlier Model 94 design increased dramatically, the company made the decision to find less expensive methods of production or face pricing itself out of the hunting market, which made up a large percentage of retail sales.they chose stamped sheet metal and roll pins for parts previously machined from solid steel.