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Post by Bluegill » Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:32 pm

I just bought a 39a at Cabela's today. Can't find my serial number in the charts. Any help is appreciated. It reads B977, under the lever.
It's been refinished and re-blued some time ago. Can't judge the age by the finish. Thanks a million.

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Re: 39A

Post by Regnier (gunrunner) » Fri Dec 08, 2017 11:33 pm


The "B" prefix to your serial number is for 1940. Most likely, this would have been a 2nd variation of the Model 39-A in it's original state.
There are very few Marlins around with the "A" and "B" prefixes and that is why many sites do not know of the 1939 and 1940 letter prefixes.
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