Originally Posted by brave salmon
I have a model 94 made in 1980 that has no markings on the barrel indicating what caliber or even if it is a winchester. Only the serial number which matches the original carton and a proof mark. It hasn't been fired and I wonder if it is a collector's item or should I just go ahead and use it? Winchester tells me they have no idea why it was not stamped with the maker, model, and caliber numbers and that it should have not left the plant like that but they don't assign any particular value to it as a fluke..
What's it worth, if anything?
The title of your thread is Pre-64....yet you state it was made in 1980??? I've never heard of a recent manufacture Winchester firearm not bearing their name on the barrel. Does the box say Winchester? Does the box indicate the caliber? If not, how do you know it's a 30-30? Did you buy it new in 1980? If not, how do you know the date of manufacture? Too many questions need to be asked before yours can be answered! Welcome to the Forum - why don't you stop by and introduce yourself in the Introductions Section...
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