Dating a marlin 336
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There were special runs of rifles and some of the 1895's that do not fit this formula however.
MR, production started in Remington plant with proof mark REP However, Marlin like Winchester in the early years may have done a few special orders that do not fit.
Regards Chuck Smith Chuck Smith; You are correct about the vintage of your Marlin Model 39-A. There is a thread somewhere on here that gives about all the serial number information if you want to do a "SEARCH" for it.Three 1894 .357 pre-safety models One 1894 Cowboy .357(long barrel) One 1894 Cowboy .357 20" barrel One 1894P .357 "trapper" Three 1894 .44 Magnum pre-safety models Two 1894 Limited .44 Magnum "trappers" One 1894 Cowboy .44 Magnum 20" barrel One 1894 Limited .45 Colt '"trapper" One 1894 Davidson's Limited .45 Colt Cowboy 20" barrel One 1894M .22 Magnum One 1894 CL .25- CL .32- CL .218 Bee One 1895 Cowboy 45-70 that has been cut down to 20" barrel One 1895 Davidson's Limited IV .45-70 half round/half oct.