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Need pricing for a 1973 Winchester rifle Model 70-270 cal.

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SOURCE: winchester model 100 semi-auto 308 cal. how to disassemble?

IMPORTANT Recall info:
WINCHESTER MODEL 100 FIRING PIN RECALL - A notice dated 7-1990 relates the following
“PRODUCT SAFETY WARNING AND REPLACEMENT NOTICE. Attention owners of Winchester model 100
rifles and carbines please read this notice. In July of 1990 the following product safety
warning was issued by Winchester. It has come to our attention that the firing pin in the
Winchester Model 100 Rifle or Carbine may break due to use and metal fatigue and become
lodged in the breech bolt face. If this occurs, the firearm may fire before the action is
locked causing severe damage to the firearm and possibly injury or death to the shooter
and bystander.
WARNING DO NOT SHOOT YOUR WINCHESTER MODEL 100 RIFLE OR CARBINE. Repair and replacement.
A new firing pin has been designed to replace the firing pin originally made for the
Winchester Model 100 Rifle and Carbine. The new firing pins will be available in April
1991. If you own a Winchester Model 100 Rifle or Carbine, please send your firearm to one
of the authorized Winchester Model 100 Firing Pin Replacement Centers indicated below.
Your Winchester Model 100 firearm will be inspected, the firing pin replaced and tested
and the firearm returned to you. The inspection, replacement/testing and return postage
will be accomplished at no cost to you. If other repair or maintenance work is authorized
by you to be performed on the firearm when the firing pin is replaced, such work shall be
at your cost.”
W. R. Long Gunsmiths
2007 Brook Road North
Cobourg, Ontario K9A4W4
Canada Frank LeFever & Sons
RD 2 Box 31
Lee Center, NY 13363
USA Bolsa Gunsmithing
7404 Bolsa Avenue
Westminister, CA 92683
USA Nu Line Guns
1053 Caulks Hill Road
Harvester, MO 63303
USA

If you have any questions concerning this notice, call Winchester Product Service
1-800-852-5734 or write to Winchester Firing Pin replacement Notice, PO Box 10 Cottage
Hills Illinois 62018 Attention Product Service Dept.
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

The following is Wisner's rendition & info on the subject.
The difference in the old firing pin and the new one is as follows. The old replaced
style, was totally lathe tuned (round). While the new recall style is similar in lathe
turning on the front and back, but in the front midsection it has two flats milled, one
on each side. This makes the center section stronger. Also replaced is the bolt sleeve
lock pin (firing pin guide) which was made to accommodate this different shaped firing
pin
Part number for the new parts are, firing pin =1391ND, bolt sleeve locking pin =1491ND
The word was at the time this recall was in process was that if the firing pin would
break at the mid section and still remain in the gun as two pieces, the possibility of a
premature discharge before the bolt was locked was possible. This apparently was caused
by the firing pin tip (now not having a retracting spring) to be stuck forward, and
thereby slam-firing upon chambering.
The responsibility for the recall apparently was on Olin, as they were the parent company
at time of manufacture. Olin set up regional recall centers at three established US
gunshops. There was a manufacturing delay in the replacement firing pins, and a backlog
occurred, also some collectors did not like the idea of shipping their guns long
distances. Olin then also authorized other gunshops to make the required alterations.
Upon completion of the recall, the shops were to test fire the firearm and to stamp an
assigned letter on the inside top of the receiver as seen thru the magazine well with the
bolt retracted. The letter “B” represented Bolsa Gunsmithing, “L” was Lefever, and “N”
was for Nu-line Guns. The letter “X” apparently was for all the other independent shops.
However this identification information did not get communicated to some of the smaller
shops at the start of the project. The only way to tell if the gun as been modified, if
the ”letter” is not present, is to take the barrel & action out of the stock, remove the
trigger guard assembly and the try to rotate the firing pin by twisting it. If it does
NOT rotate, then the firing pin recall HAS been performed.
For link back to the parts & price list that we make & have for sale CLICK HERE
Copyright © 2004-2007 Wisner's Inc. All Rights Reserved
Back to Additional information To Winchester model 88 & 100 parts
Originated 01-13-2001 Last Modified 03-19-2007
LeeRoy Wisner

Posted on May 20, 2009

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SOURCE: PLEASE GIVE ME INFORMATION ON

if its what you are saying then it is a winchester model 1873. if it is and is in original condition and you havent tried to "clean" it up you need to get in touch with the people at www.rarewinchesters.com as they would be the best source of info. oh and please turn off the caps lock.

Posted on Sep 05, 2010

Norman Worley

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SOURCE: Hi i was wondering if

take a look at http://www.gunsinternational.com/Winchester-Model-1886-Rifles.cfm?cat_id=501&start_row=51

and other sites and you can just about make your own estimate

Posted on Jan 03, 2011

strech3030us

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SOURCE: need date of manufacture for Model 1917 rifle SN 4079800

It would depend on if it is an Eddystone (a subsidiary of Remington), Remington, or Winchester.
Don't think it's an Eddystone, as it's outside the serial number range.
Who was the manufacturer?

Posted on Mar 17, 2014

scooter19771

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SOURCE: I have a 1873 32 cal Winchester rifle serial 208724 B..oct barrel. How old and is it worth any money?

Model 94 30/30 serial number 4044924 what's it worth

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What is the year and value of Winchester 1890 22 short in good condition. serial # 644229


Hello, Mike -

1. I took the liberty of re-categorizing your question from Optics (binoculars, gun sights, lenses, etc.) where it landed, to Firearms.

2. I doubt most who volunteer to answer questions on Fixya.com are qualified to provide you a value for your rifle. For one thing, an appraiser would need to look and handle the rifle, which is a major challenge online. :) (Note: My now late father, a licensed auctioneer, used to sell the firearms of his friends who had passed away for their widows and I know he needed to look over all of the firearms in-person.)

3. As for the year your Winchester 1890 was manufactured, you are fortunate in that the Winchester Repeating Arms company provides a PDF document (you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader software (free) installed) listing the models of firearms and range of serial numbers and what year they were manufactured. This is the link:
http://www.winchesterguns.com/content/dam/winchester-repeating-arms/support/faq/serial-number-reference/Winchester-Manufacture-Dates-by-Year-2012-Scanned-Documents.pdf

Easier than looking through the lists on the Winchester Repeating Arms document, though, the database offered by the website for Antique Guns and Collectible Firearms and Militaria Headquaters
(home page: http://oldguns.net/ ), Winchester Dates of Manufacture:
http://oldguns.net/sn_php/winmods.htm
I think you can figure it out. :)

4. First, your local public library may hold a recent book or two listing estimated values of firearms. One title which is updated regularly is The Blue Book of Gun Values. Note: Using your local public library and its collections represents your taxpayer dollars at work!

Second, read the questions and answers about gun appraisers here:
http://forums.gunbroker.com/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=311759

Second, you can conduct a search using your favorite search engine (Google, Bing, Yahoo, DuckDuckGo, etc.) using the following search phrase:
firearms appraiser
OR
firearms appraisals

Third, the International Society of Appraisers provides a database which can be searched. This is the link:
https://www.isa-appraisers.org/find-an-appraiser
Enter the word firearms in the search box.

The American Society of Appraisers offers a similar database:
http://www.appraisers.org/find-an-appraiser
In the ASA Specialty search box (only), choose Firearms.

Personal opinion: To find an appraiser to value your rifle, I suggest you do not go to a firearms dealer, who may opt to purchase your rifle outright, since he / she may have a vested interest in the value of your rifle. Be prepared to pay a fee for an appraisal.

Best wishes.

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Model 94 ,Winchester 30-30 and serial is 2911875. Any info Year made, worth. I am orig. owner


1966 according the website at the link shown:

http://www.savage99.com/winchester1894_dates.htm

FIXYA does not price firearms. You may want to use http://www.google.com and enter different words to see what you can find about it.


Winchester Model 1894 94 Dates of Manufacture

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I have a Winchester 30-30 with the number 4893370


Hello, Mark -

What do you need to know about your Winchester .30-30? Are you wishing to learn what year the rifle was manufactured? If so, the Winchester firearms company has records of the firearms they manufactured and so that you can identify the manufacturing year.

Go to this Winchester web page:
http://www.winchesterguns.com/support.html

Look along the left sidebar until you see the link for Date Your Firearm. Left click on that link. There is a link to a PDF (Adobe Reader) document with date ranges and serial numbers.

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I have a windchester model 1895 sporting rifle in 30-06 23 inch barrel Saturn on barrel Letter B below serial number. serial no. is 682272 any info


A quick check at Winchester Museum seems it was made late in 1918, There are places online that can get you down to who proof fired it. I just wanted to see if I could quickly locate records.
Hope this helps. Be Well Stay Safe

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