Dating marlin 1895
No other identification can be found other than the Marlin insignia Doesn't seem to fit into the date codes above. There will be a letter before the serial number that will probably be between "M" and "S"" in the alphabet.
What would be the date of manufacture for a "Marlin Model 336SC CAL.219 Zipper Micro Groove" On the side of the barrel just in front of the receiver is a "JM" enclosed within an ellipse.
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By the way, when I told you about the rifling, first year production like yours had 8-groove rifling. I have heard that all of the 219 rifles were manufactured in the fifties. The second letter of the date code is as follows: F = 1962 G = 1963 H = 1964 I = 1965 J = 1966 K = 1967 L = 1968 So a date code of "JK" would indicate that rifle was made in October of 1967. Straight stock, 21 ½ inch barrel, 40 ½ inch over-all. If you give us that letter we'll be able to tell you the year it was made. Perhaps there is some obscure marking that is near impossible to find – like markings on Waterford crystal, but I see nothing else.As a rule, however, retail and insurance/replacement values are about the same.
Verbal approximations: The values given by the experts on ANTIQUES ROADSHOW are considered "verbal approximations of value." Technically, an "appraisal" is a legal document, generally for insurance purposes, written by a qualified expert and paid for by the owner of the item.This date code is different than the one already listed, as Marlin rimfire rifles (other than the model 39 series) did not have a serial numbers until required to by Law after 1968. serial # 191797** there are no other markings on the rifle Also reading these posts, there are no markings on, near, around, or underneath the lever I would assume the date code would be the but it doesn't fit with what others have posted.subtract 19 from 100 = 81 so 1981. The Glenfield model is the same as any regular Marlin 336 but was made for a chain store, used hard wood instead of Walnut and may have had different sights.