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JoshDvo
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January 17, 2022 - 6:59 pm
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I have a friend who was looking for some information on his Winchester 1895 Lever action chambered in 405. He gave me a serial number of 00821MV95A which didn’t make sense to me, could be he read it wrong or it is very unique? I asked a gun smith and he said the MV95A could be special markings and/or indicate where it was manufactured. He said it is in excellent condition with maybe some minor pitting on the barrel. I’ll be getting a look at the gun this Friday and can give more info on it then. Until then any ideas on the goofy serial number, Mfg. timeframe, and possibly the value?

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What your friend has is a modern reproduction of the original Winchester Model 1895, most likely manufactured by Miroku in Japan.

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