Earlier production was from Germany and Italy, and German mfg. Weatherby offers a research authentication service for Weatherby firearms. Weatherby is an importer and manufacturer of long arms. S., while O/U shotguns are made in Italy and semi-autos are mfg. Weatherby is well-known for their high-velocity proprietary rifle calibers.Its chairman, Christopher Weatherby, the great-great grandson of company founder John Henry Weatherby, today blamed cut-throat competition in the hotelware business for the firm's decline.At its height the company employed 200, but the figure was down to 50 at the turn of the year and now stands at 10.
It was on that same occasion that I was breaking bread with another such family, the Weatherbys—of firearm and ammunition renown.
If you have sold, traded or given away an affected Vanguard® by Weatherby rifle, it is important for you to forward this Safety Notice to the current owner. Please do not return your Vanguard® by Weatherby bolt to the factory before contacting us at either or 1-800-227-2018 for your Bolt Return Kit.
Weatherby apologizes for any inconvenience to its customers resulting from this safety upgrade program, but it is important that owners of affected rifles take advantage of this free upgrade program and do not use an affected rifle before it has been upgraded.
Current trademark manufactured and imported by Weatherby located in Paso Robles, CA since 2006. The cost is per serial number ( for custom rifles, 0 for special editions and commemoratives), and includes a certificate signed by Roy Weatherby Jr. Please contact the company directly for more information regarding this service (see Trademark Index). Blue Book of Gun Values Online Subscription The Blue Book of Gun Values is available through our website as an online subscription!
Previously located in Atascadero, CA 1995-2006, and in South Gate, CA, 1945-1995. Early Weatherby rifles used a Mathieu Arms action in the 1950s - primarily since it was available in left-hand action. The online subscription contains the entire database of the current Blue Book of Gun Values, but it also has many features not available with the printed version, including quarterly updates, over 2,500 firearm images, complete search abilities, and inventory capabilities through ISP!