Regnier gunrunner , JohnK , Sure-Shot. For Marlin Rimfire Rifles [non-serialized]: From thru Marlins rimfire rifles other than the 39 series lever actions used a two letter date code that was stamped on the barrel.
Dating marlin rifles
The Marlin Model is a lever-action rifle and carbine made by Marlin Firearms. Since its .. The following table can be used to date the year of manufacture of a Marlin It is also valid for determining most other Marlin firearm build dates. Marlin Firearms Co., formerly of North Haven, Connecticut, is a manufacturer of semi-automatic, Marlin Model , produced from to present date. Marlin rifle with serial number on top stock tang, behind hammer. Below are the manufacturing date codes, which are the first one or two.