Marlin Model 60 W
Results 1 to 2 of 2

  1. #1
    Marlin Marksman
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Member #
    2147 times

    Marlin Model 60 W

    Just purchased a Marlin Model 60W, 22 long rifle, semi-auto, tube fed. Has a gold trigger, and the Safety, Ethics, and Sportsmanship medallion in the stock.
    Can anyone tell me what the "W" stands for, I have read that it means a walnut stock, which it does not have.
    Two friends of mine have the same gun with the letter "W" and they do not have a walnut stock, all stained to look like walnut, but not walnut wood.
    Someone said, because they came from walmart is the reason for the "W", I don`t think that is right eather.
    Searched the internet for info on Marlin 60W, found every letter for the model 60 execpt "W"
    Would love to know what the "W" means fellows.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Newark, DE
    Member #

    Been collecting Marlins for a bit now and I "believe" what you have is a Marlin Model 60W. It was a commemorative edition with a "walnut finish" standard birch stock, gold finish trigger , and a gold seal (medallion) in the butt stock that read "sportsmanship, safety ethics" and icon of man and youth shooting. It also featured a brass feed tube with a 15 round capacity.It like other post 1988 60's had "last shot hold open" feature with a Micro-groove barrel in 1:16 twist. They were a special 125th anniversary edition for the NRA (1996). Also seem to remember a small run of "Ducks Unlimited" about the same time (probably just using up the parts) with the same features and "w" designation. Most of my collector buddies dont think the "w" really means anything, but ya got yourself a nice little limited run 60 so enjoy it.



Home | Forum | Active Topics | What's New | Subscribed Threads

Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 49
    Last Post: 08-31-2016, 11:28 AM
  2. Wanted: Marlin Model 99 M1 or Model 989 M2 Rear Sight
    By nuke submariner in forum Rimfires
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 10-06-2011, 10:19 AM
  3. Marlin Model 60 50th Anniversary Model
    By Frankdozer in forum Rimfires
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 03-10-2011, 06:51 PM
  4. Replies: 7
    Last Post: 09-13-2009, 04:23 PM
  5. Replies: 3
    Last Post: 11-16-2004, 01:40 PM

Search tags for this page

glenfield model 60 50th anniversary edition, year manufactured
marlin 60 w

marlin 60w

marlin 60w .22 gold trigger
marlin 60w 22 long rifle
marlin 60w rifle
marlin model 60 gold trigger edition 22
marlin model 60 nra edition
marlin model 60 w

marlin model 60w

marlin model 60w gold trigger
marlin model 60w special series
marlin rifles with a little brass emblem on the butt
Click on a term to search for related topics.