Marlin Model 336 and Models 39-A and 39-M manufactured from 1948 to 1968: A one or two letter code was used to designate the year of manufacture.All Marlins (except lever action) manufactured from 1962-1968 A two letter code was used to designate month and year of manufacture.Contact us through our Help Center by email at [email protected] call us at 1-800-243-9700 Mon-Fri 9-5 EST.Related Post: Best Remington 700 Triggers Best Remington 700 Chassis 10 Steps to Upgrade Your Remington 870 Express to Police Version 10 Must Have Upgrades for Your Remington 870 Shotgun Remington 870 Followers Overview (Vang Comp Systems, CDM Gear, SBE Precision, GG&G, S&J Hardware, Scattergun Technologies, Choate, Nordic) Magazine Extensions for Remington 870 Shotgun (Nordic Components, Choate, Tac Star, Remington, ATI) 7 Remington 870 Upgrade Ideas for Less Than *Please note that Remington repeats the alphabet approximately every 26 years, therefore you may see several possible manufacturing dates.How to search for your firearm or gun date of creation or manufacture via it's serial number.There is unfortunately no one stop shop for this task but hopefully with the help of this lense you will be able to find your firearm by manufacturer below and follow their link in order to track your weapon.So there was a 2 year gap in rifle date coded barrels and the normal consumer, or gunsmith would have to contact the factory for this information.They then saw the error of their ways apparently because of being inundated by phone calls and resumed stamping the date code on the barrel on 10/1/01.
(*) On 8/9/99, they stopped stamping the barrels with the date code.
Decoder is based on following information: Remington Year of Manufacture Codes maybe found on the barrel of your Remington rifle [or shotgun] on the left side, just forward of the receiver; the first letter of the Code is the month of manufacture, followed by one or two letters which are the year of manufacture.
For shotguns with removeable barrels, the code will be valid for the manufacture of the barrel; maybe for the receiver, as barrels do get switched around.
They however continued to mark the date code on the end flap of the shipping box for shotgun barrels however.
They planned on using just the serial numbers to tell when the gun was manufactured.