Dating guns by serial number
And so do Remington, but it is far too complex to list here.However, if you get online and visit Gun Collections Online all will be revealed.Click the image below to download the PDF document containing the serial number date-range information on many Winchester firearms.You will need the Adobe Reader program to open this file. THE HISTORY OF WINCHESTER HISTORIC SERIAL NUMBER RECORDS.Well we did some digging and found that Colt offers an archival service for a moderate fee to locate all records of your original Colt shipment.They provide every spec about the gun, who is was shipped to, when it was shipped, and even how many other firearms were shipped at the same time as yours.You can find the order form and specifications of Colt Manufacturing's archival service here.
Only enter the serial number and no additional information.
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Now you can enter the serial number of your firearm and be directed to the correct schematic for it as well as order parts through our partners Brownells, Inc. Additionally, you can see the approximate date of manufacture as well as being able to view/download an owners manual, choke tube information (where applicable and available) and product literature relevant to your firearm when we have the information available. For the search to work, please enter your serial number in all UPPERCASE letters and numbers with no spaces between the characters.
Do not insert spaces between any character in your serial number.
How to search for your firearm or gun date of creation or manufacture via it's serial number.
Incidentally, if you buy a new gun, don’t be surprised if it was made last year, or even before that.