Print Thread. Anyone know when Stevens changed the marking that no longer had the Patent date on the barrel marking. J. STEVENS ARMS & TOOL CO. Founder Joshua Stevens was a New England toolmaker who had gained experience in firearms manufacture while employed at various times by C.
Stars Screen Binge Culture Media. Gunsmithing the Stevens Favorite The quick way to pretty much identify these are as follows; But the patent date may also be a hint as to the date originated. Moderator Group: Moderator.
This email link is to reach site administrators for assistance, if you cannot access TFL via other means. Been searching the net in an attempt to track down the approximate date of manufacture for a stevens Favorite lever rifle I have. On the barrel flat is stamped. It had the side style extractor, sometimes called the 7 o'clock type.
Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Stevens Favorite Hammer & Mainspring, drawn to size. The version which used . No patent date has been observed on the barrels. The receiver is. Been searching the net in an attempt to track down the approximate date of manufacture for a stevens Favorite lever.
This type of rifle action is known as a pivoting block type, or swinging block, since the breech block is pivoted on a pivot screw in the mid section of the receiver. This is my great grandfathers old single shot I'm very interested in getting at least a ballpark time of manufacture. The rifle is for the most part.
I have a Stevens Favorite that came to me thru the family. Stamped on the metal (directly where lever hits) is "W " Stamped on the barrel.
As for the serial numbers, they are almost meaningless on a Stevens single shots . You have to date the rifles by design features.
Page 4- Looking for Stevens "Favorite" collectors Savage/Stevens. The barrel also is roll marked with "Stevens, and the patent dates".