I think this is too early for an F. It has a schabel sp fore end and a brass counter. The asterisk is most likely just an inspection stamp. Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Life Member. If the general fit and finish looks okay, and the seller allows, I would check the inspectors marks and see if they match.
I think the butt-stock was binding where the right side meets the edge of the receiver. The hook swivels are a nice touch. I know someone, or maybe everyone, is going to ask for photos, and I am willing to take some, just not tonight. I wanted something old not in current production and something new did not have yet. Savage Shooters is in no way affiliated with or endorsed by Savage Arms. I don't know a lot about the Savages and don't even know what letter or letters go with the model. If it's an F, it will say so next to the rear sight, right hand side.
Feedback Buttons provided by - Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. There are no takedown Model 99s made after 1941. Murray's has a rough guide up through 1949 at the back. The sole purpose of this site is to provide an online community for those who wish to interact with other Savage firearm enthusiasts. The stock bolt is accessed under the buttplate.
I think the quality ball just got dropped in this time frame. They have been seen case colored, aluminum, and steel in the white. Notice the cartride counter, is it brass? The 1968 Firearms Act did not require serial numbers for guns in existence before the act. Mad Dog, you didn't explain to me what a Westfield rifle would look like. I think it's a lunch box rifle.
Are the post-70 serial numbers proprietary information? Thank in advance for any help offerd. If you look on the point where the lever hinges, facing the serial number, you will see an oval with a letter and number stamped into it. I don't have a cross-over for serial numbers that would help determine your model. New ramp front sight introduced in 1926. Can't just jump into the Savage game without doing alot of research first. If it's truly mint and factory original it might be worth 1K. Not this fade of commercial outdoor world we live in today.
I'm wondering if maybe you got a Westfield rifle and they used a left over Chicopee barrel on it. Intolerance is about to become very popular. Maybe someone liberated it at the factory not thinking it would be missed. The condition does not look good enough to have true collector value so it based on it being a classy shooter. Also, if you have to remove the butt stock do not twist it during removal. Notice that it looks like the end of the stock is pushed upward with respect to the receiver.
Not extremely accurate, but close enough. Also, I have another question for you. I don't think it's a lunch box special, sounds more like a Chicopee rifle and someone put Westfield post mil 99 furniture on it. A new ramp front sight was introduced in 1926. Does anybody have an idea of what this was intended to be. I have Fjestad's 16th and 25th editions. All Auctions are conducted in Pacific Time.
Not sure that anybody wants to publish their sets. In any case photos and a full description would be helpful. Keystone Country Elk Alliance Life Member. The screws also look unmolested. If it has a rounded fore end it's an R model. Buyer Tip: Seller assumes all responsibility for listing this item.