How many 1894M's did Marlin manufacture? I sure do like the one I just got. None of the screws have ever had a screw driver in them, blueing is 100% even at the muzzle, only one small ding in the forearm from storage in a gunrack or safe. Can you tell I'm happy? My lovely wife bought it for me and said "Happy Valentine's Day", then followed that up with "Here's the ring I want." Oh well, at least I have the '94M to shoot while I pay the notes on her ring!