Dating my Marlin 39a

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Chuckmeister
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Dating my Marlin 39a

Post by Chuckmeister » Sun Aug 17, 2008 2:45 pm

Was hoping that some might be able to date my 39A with serial number H5858. Also looking for parts at a reasonable price. Any help will be greatly appreciated...........Thanks :?:

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Re: Dating my Marlin 39a

Post by Regnier (gunrunner) » Sun Aug 17, 2008 8:42 pm

Chuckmeister;

A Marlin Model 39-A with an "H" serial number prefix would have been manufactured in 1951. That makes is one of the early versions with the old style Ballard rifling instead of the later, patented Micro-Groove rifling as used by Marlin for many years.
Depending upon what parts you need, there is Numrich Gun Parts Corporation (http://www.e-gunparts.com) or Bob's Gun Parts (http://www.gun-parts.com/marlin)
Good luck........
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