Marlin Model 94 Pat'd Oct 11, 1887,April 2,1889.

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Marlin Model 94 Pat'd Oct 11, 1887,April 2,1889.

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looking for some info, my Grandfather gave it to me appx 40 years ago. bbl 24' long. behind trigger stamped 319. 32-20 on bbl. Any idea how old it is?
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Re: Marlin Model 94 Pat'd Oct 11, 1887,April 2,1889.

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Brynesey;

Need a little more information to help determine the approximate manufacturing date of your Marlin Model '94. Since the serial number is under the lever, we will figure it was made after 1921, but before 1935. Now, is the barrel marked Marlin Firearms Corporation or Marlin Firearms Company? Do you see a small, six pointed star on the upper tang, near the model marking? Is there a bullseye in the toe of the butt stock?
More than likely, since the serial number does not have a letter prefix, it will probably be close to 1921 as to when your grandfather's gun was made. We look forward to hearing back from you.
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Re: Marlin Model 94 Pat'd Oct 11, 1887,April 2,1889.

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Regnier,

Thank you for your prompt response to my question, I am sorry it took so long for my reply.

My Model 94 barrrel is marked "Marlin Firearms Co." There are no additional markings on tang or butt of the rifle.
However I did find a stamped marking below where hammer strikes fireing pin. It appears to be" TT".

Looking forward to your reply.
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Re: Marlin Model 94 Pat'd Oct 11, 1887,April 2,1889.

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Byrnesey;

Since you found no other markings on your Marlin Model '94, I think it would be safe to stay with the original statement that the gun would have been made pretty close to the 1921 date.
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Re: Marlin Model 94 Pat'd Oct 11, 1887,April 2,1889.

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Is the 24" barrel round or octagon in shape?
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Re: Marlin Model 94 Pat'd Oct 11, 1887,April 2,1889.

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Thank you all for your help. The barrell is round
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