Perhaps you have heard of it. They told me two of mine did not exist. It's because you're taking the first two letters from the serial number, and looking them up as if they were a barrel date stamp. The police version 700P is also available to the public and has enjoyed high sales numbers and the rifle is popular with shooters and hunters. Remington agreed to pay for the stock blanks by manufacturing cartridges for the U.
You can use the serial number to quickly decipher the date by using the chart below. The one on the right again a 30-06, but with a shorter barrel that I made into a knock around quad rifle with pivot mounts. Unlock additional features, and fewer ads while browsing. Serial Numbers on Remington Firearms. A few years ago I bought a pair of 1.
Remington only used a relatively few serial numbers from the final block, stopping at the very low 4,200,000 serial number range. Directory showing all pages on this website. This decoder works for all Remington firearms which have two-letter code on their barrel. Other changes included altering the stock and muzzle to allow use of the Lee-Enfield No. By this time, Remington was ready to go into limited production of M1903s.
If a specific Remington firearm has a serial number, Remington Customer Service is always the first source which should be checked for date of manufacture as they would be the definitive source. Then there were any number of Police, Riot, and Tactical guns for the polyester or balaclava wearing crowd. The company was permitted to reduce the amount of metal polishing prior to finishing, reduce or eliminate unnecessary machining and to relax many non-critical tolerances. Some variants come with bipods, slings, fluted barrels and other options. You can for modern Remingtons go to their web site and they have a place where you inter the serial number and it will tell you what year your rifle was made. This means that sometimes you will have to consider the specific model of Remington firearm that you have. From hunting to riot defense, the 8.
This has been rebored to a 35 Whelen Improved. The next letter possibly 2 letters will give you the year code. The John Pedersen designed Remington Model 1. To find general manufacturing dates it may be best to go to the Blue Book of Gun Values, which does give manufacturing dates of most models. I know the barrel codes but never heard of Remington's serial numbers telling manufacture dates. A gas escape hole was drilled into the left side of the receiver as had been done at Springfield Armory since 1936. By the first quarter of 1942, the changes in the original specifications were sufficient to result in a rifle that was noticeably different from the early production Remington M1903s.
It is very easy to use, it uses information from the Remington company. Some changes were fairly easy to accomplish, and others were more involved. Remington 700 or 1100 serial numbers can be decoded the same way as Remington 870 serial numbers. The truth of the matter is that according to the facts, there are only 75 lawsuits in total against Remington for this reason, and based on production numbers, 99. Listing of gun related pages. Both were taken off Remington 760s, with the one on the left, a 30-06 that I bought new October 10, 1954. I was left with the second one, a Colt Lightning in.
Remington began deliveries of the new variant in December 1942. In addition to what TuJays said, the barrel date stamps usually take long enough to repeat that you can get a pretty solid idea of which potential date applies to your gun based on its features. I have 3 1100s, all bought brand new, that don't have any barrel codes, in spite of being made right in the middle of the barrel code runs. A gun made of steel and wood can stand the test of time. If your firearm does have a serial number, if you will call or email us the serial number and model number we can determine the approximate age of your firearm. Factory custom guns are beautiful and can cost as much as a good used car. Hunters have taken Remington 8.
It was suggested that the old M1903 production tooling in storage at Rock Island Arsenal be used to produce rifles for the British. Army's M24 Sniper Weapon System and U. Now Join with Credit Card Remington Dates of Manufacture The following serial number information is for Remingtion firearms manufactured after 1921 Remingtons manufactured after 1921 have a code located on the left side of the barrel near the frame that identifies the year and month of manufacture. With a title like that, what is not to love about Remington's 1100? Thereafter, all internal accounting controls were removed, and both gaps and duplicates occurred without any corrective measures taken. They started with flintlock muskets, added revolvers and pistols, cane guns, and finally in the 1.
I am a newbie and have my grandmother's Remington Arms 22 short, long, or long rifle. For shotguns with removeable barrels, the code will be valid for the manufacture of the barrel; maybe for the receiver, as barrels do get switched around. What is the barrel code and the serial letter prefix? Their double- barrel side- by- side scatterguns were all the rage before the advent of electricity. This serial number decoder will translate this information, determining the exact month and year that your specific firearms was created. The two available sizes are the standard 24 inch barrel, or a 26 inch barrel and the X-Mark Pro Trigger which was designed for the Remington Tactical Long Range rifle.
There was a period of time when the company manufactured the M1903 Modified and the M1903A3 variants concurrently. My older firearm has no serial number on it. The British were pressing for new rifles as soon as possible, and passage of Lend-Lease legislation opened up other avenues of arms procurement. My grandmother's rifle does not seem to fit the criteria for rifles manufactured after 1921. Remington's version of the 1911.