i went into a small gun smith shop to day just for the heck of it looking at a few used hand guns every thing was to much $$ for me. he said he had two used rifles a winchester and some military semi auto i said can i see the winchester it was a 94 im 63 now wanted one sense about 8 yr old blame old 50's TV cowboy shows looked at it receiver was pretty pitted up. just little on the barrel looked at the price tag seen $140.00 looked at the bore was good SOLD !! im happy with it. looks like the tube was cut down i i will fix that some time . so now i guess i need to know about how old it it ser # 4890XXX any help on it ?