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Model 94's issued to preisdents and others of significance.
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Is there a list somewhere of the rifles, by serial number that have been issued to US Presidents and others of significance? I’m finding conflicting information on the rifle that was issued to President Eisenhauer.  Several sources claim is was 1,000,000, made in 1953 while another source claims, and provides pictures of 2,500,000, a 1961 vintage rifle that was presented to Ike.  Maybe he got more than one.  Anyone know the real answers?

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1. Serial number 1,000,000 was presented to President Calvin Coolidge in 1927. This rifle is on display at the Cody Firearms Museum entrance.
2. Serial number 1,500,000 was presented to President Harry S. Truman in 1948.
3. Serial number 2,000,000 was presented to President Dwight Eisenhower in 1950.

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Did they hold onto 2,000,000 and present it later? Eisenhower wasn’t president in 1950.

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Seth I. said
Did they hold onto 2,000,000 and present it later? Eisenhower wasn’t president in 1950.  

Ooops… that is a typo.  Serial number 2,000,000 was manufactured in 1953, and presented at that time.

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https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DWbvJ7OVoAAi68-.jpg

Ronnie evidently had a Model 64 made for him. I don’t know the serial number, and I’m assuming it was done for him privately or by USRACO in the 1980s.

The link is from CFM’s twitter page. Top gun Ronald Reagan’s, middle Eisenhower’s, bottom Coolidge’s. 

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P.S. I doubt Bill Clinton had one made for him.

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Hi Bert,

I found this older post. 

Do you know where Truman or Eisenhower Model 94’s currently reside?

Or if anyone else knows. 

Thanks

Mike

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Mike,

Serial number 1,000,000 is in the Cody Firearms Museum collection. For a long time it was in the display case at the entrance to the firearms museum.

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Don’t know if they are still there or not, it’s been a long time since I visited the place, but Eisenhower’s farm/ museum at Gettysburg, Pa. had a room with some of his guns hanging on the wall. Not sure about a 94, but I do remember seeing a model 70 in .22 Hornet.   RRM

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