Guy Hubbard, a historian of Windsor, Vermont where Robbins and Lawrence made the Jennings repeater, stated in 1924 that he had been informed by principals of the company that only 1,000 Jennings and Smith Jennings rifles were made between 18 and of this number many were converted to single shots and many more were scrapped for parts.Total production of about 1,600 guns, 600 were transferred to the Volcanic Company for assembly, according to remaining Winchester records.
There are essentially three Models of the 62 Winchester, with several factory additions possible within those models.
The first model was the early 'pre-war 62 Model' with a plain walnut straight-grip stock, a flat shotgun-type buttplate, and a smaller ( BEFORE GOING TO STEP #2, if you want to check that your Model 62 identification is correct, click on this link OUTLINE OF FEATURES, that provides a brief outline of features associated with each major variation of the Model 62.
Bob in Indianapolis Hello Bob, Your Model 9422M is a 1998/99 vintage rifle. In addtion to having the scope added, the barrel is a not original either.
The receiver frame is a Model 1906 (made in December of 1912).
Factory records for 1949-1952 were bulked together and average production for the four years was given, as were records for 1953-1954. All figures are from the original old production records. A total of somewhat over 161,412 models 72 and 72-A were made.