SAVAGE 25-35

Discussion in 'The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum' started by Kent Ross, Sep 28, 2010.

  1. Kent Ross

    Kent Ross New Member

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    Sep 28, 2010
    I inherited a Savage 25-35 Model 1899 Serial#98854 from my grandfather. The barrel is half-round,half- octagon and the condition is good.The patent numbers are Feb.7,1893 July 25,1893 and Oct 3,1893.(all 3 are stamped in.) I was just wondering if someone on the forum could give me an approx. date it was made.
    THANKS,
    Kent
     
  2. 199er

    199er New Member

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    May 5, 2010
    Columbia SC
    Welcome to the forum Kent, fell free to jump in and join the fun.

    Your savage 99 in caliber 25-35 #98854 was made in 1910. I believe they came in six different models (A, B, C, D, E, F, & H). Which model do have?
     
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  3. Kent Ross

    Kent Ross New Member

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    Sep 28, 2010
    Thanks 199er...How did you come up with the year? Also,how do you know which letter model it is? I was THRILLED to get the gun. It is in REALLY good shape,and I plan on getting in some good shooting as soon as the bullets I ordered come.
    Kent
     
  4. 199er

    199er New Member

    627
    May 5, 2010
    Columbia SC
    Go here: http://www.savage99.com/savage99_dates.htm


    I don't, you will need a copy of the Blue Book of Gun Values or access to one to determine the model #. There are over 30 listings for the model 99 in the bookand you need to get a copy to correctly identify your particular model.

    Go here: https://store.bluebookinc.com/Firearms/Default.aspx



    Here's a resource you will find useful for disassembly/assembly.

    http://www.gunreports.com/special_r...-Action-Savage-Model-Hunting-Rifles167-1.html


    I recommend before you shoot your 99 get it checked by a certified gunsmith to insure it's safe to shoot, then give it a good cleaning, and then good luck on the range!!
     
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