How old is my winchester model 74?

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  1. TheRooster

    TheRooster New Member

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    How can you tell how old your win mod 74 is? ser# 377883A
  2. GunHugger

    GunHugger Well-Known Member

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    How> or do you want to know what year it is? ;)

    1954


    MODEL 74

    Year----Approx. Last No.
    1939 - 1 to 30890
    40 - 67085
    41 - 114355
    42 - 128293
    1943 - NONE
    44 - 128295
    45 - 128878
    46 - 145168
    47 - 173524
    48 - 223788
    49 - 249900
    50 - 276012
    51 - 302124
    52 - 328236
    53 - 354348
    54 - 380460
    55 - 406574
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    You're welcome, glad I could help.
  4. goneal

    goneal New Member

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    Thank you for the info on the win. mod. 74 GUNHUGGER. I have one,that according to your info was made in 1950. My Dad taught me to shoot with it when I was a kid and I taught my son how to shoot with it when he was a kid and have been wondering how old it might be.
  5. TRAP55

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    GunHugger, I corrected your list with the updated info from the Winchester Polishing Room records at Cody.

    Year----Approx. Last No.
    1939 - 1 to 30890
    40 - 67085
    41 - 114355
    42 - 128293 -135663
    1943 - NONE - 136731
    44 - 128295 - 136739
    45 - 128878 - 0
    46 - 145168
    47 - 173524
    48 - 223788
    49 - 249900
    50 - 276012
    51 - 302124
    52 - 328236
    53 - 354348
    54 - 380460
    55 - 406574
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