Glenfield 22's with stock animal engravings

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  1. dad1775

    dad1775 New Member

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    I have a bolt action with a beaver and a semi with a squirrel. Anyone know what the set is and where can i find info?
  2. Juker

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    Can you post pics and serial numbers, and any other info - manufacturer, etc.?

    Does the squirrel stock look like this?

    This is the Glenfield 60, (not the original scope) produced by Marlin from 1966 to 1982. I've read that in various configurations (over 30 variants), this is the most widely produced gun in history. Through 1970, the first two numbers of the serial number are the year made (e.g., 70...). Their system changed in 1971; my serial number is 26......, meaning it was manufactured in 1974 (subtract first two numbers from 2000).

    I've been told that the embossed squirrel stock was exclusive to the Glenfield versions, but that might not be accurate.

    Here's a manual online: http://stevespages.com/pdf/marlin_60.pdf
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  3. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

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    some of the older marlins I have seen with the squirrel stock. coulda been swapped out at one time tho. Interesting thread...
  4. Telcotech

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    I have one.... yr of mfg 1974 ...has the dark brown finish w/ squirrel embossed stock. Classic style semi-auto rifle and sold at a decent price. I put a 3-9 Pronghorn on it when Tasco made a fairly decent scope (Japan made) and its a good shooter. Hardly a scratch on it and close to 2k rnds shot without any issues....at 50yrds. ....quarter size grps all day long!!
  5. dad1775

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    Yup thats like 1 of mine, yours is very nice, I thought there was a set of 3, the bolt, the semi and a lever action? but from what you said Juker they may be lots! I thought I saw A picture with the 3 together, but might be wrong. Thanks and any ideas where to see the possible companions?
  6. Juker

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    I've never heard of a trio or companion set; you might have just seen a collector's photo showing their favorites - ? There are probably other forums or sites dedicated exclusively to these rifles.

    From wiki - these are the versions of the semi-auto that Marlin made:

    The Model 60 is currently available in 9 distinct versions:

    * Model 60, the basic rifle
    * Model 60C, the basic rifle in a camouflage version
    * Model 60SN, the basic rifle with a black fiberglass stock
    * Model 60SB, the rifle in a weather-proof stainless steel version
    * Model 60DL, the basic rifle in a Monte Carlo walnut stock
    * Model 60SS, the rifle in a nickel-plated, stainless steel version with a grey/black laminate stock
    * Model 60SSK, the rifle in a nickel-plated, stainless steel version, with black fiberglass stock
    * Model 60S-CF, the rifle in a nickel-plated, stainless steel version, with a black carbon-fiber-patterned stock
    * Model 60SSBL, the nickel-plated, stainless steel version with blue/grey laminate stock (sold exclusively from Cabela's)
    * Model 60DLX, the newest Marlin 60, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Model 60. Has a premium walnut stock and gold fill on the roll marks, otherwise same as base model.

    Historically, there were also other versions that were sold:

    * Marlin Model 99 and 99DL - this was the first version of the Model 60, offered in a walnut stock, 1959 to 1961
    * Model 99M1 - styled to resemble the US Army M1 carbine, with eighteen inch barrel, handguard, barrel band, nine shot magazine even with the end of the stock, and receiver sight mounted on the scope grooves.
    * Model 99M2 - styled like the 99M1, but with a box magazine.
    * Glenfield Model 99G - precursor of the Model 60G.
    * Glenfield Model 60G - this was the name used on Marlin-made Model 60 guns intended for sale to mass-merchandisers, 1960 to 1965, with a birch stock instead of walnut
    * Glenfield Model 60 - one of the Model 60 versions manufactured from 1966 to 1982
    * Glenfield Model 65 - manufactured in 1968; it was essentially identical to the Model 60 with the exception of a brass exterior magazine tube; it was made for Oklahoma Tire & Supply Co.
    * Glenfield Model 75C - Carbine version. Shorter barrel and mag tube. No bolt release lever in trigger guard.
    * Marlin Model 120 "Revelation" - Manufactured for Western Auto Supply in the late 60's, had a brass dot front sight instead of the hood sight, and the barrel is stamped WESTERN AUTO SUPPLY CO.
    * Marlin Model 600 - Made specially for Big 5 Sporting Goods between 86 and 89. This model is very rare because of the short production run, and little info is known. Came with a supremely durable gold-plated metal trigger instead of the standard polymer trigger, and a stainless steel breech bolt in lieu of the blue steel breech bolt on the Model 60.

    Other private-label versions were manufactured for Montgomery Ward, Coast to Coast Stores, and Cotter & Company.
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    tntlenertz New Member

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    I also have a glenfield model 70 with the sqirrel on the stock and it has taken many a tree rat over the years. One of the best handy shooters in the woods.
  8. Big Shrek

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    You GOTTA post the beaver stock pic!!!

    Squirrels were the most promenint, but the fox & other animals are RARE!!
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  9. Curlyjoe_99

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    +1 to Shrek.... this thread means little to me without pics
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