not exact, but anyhow you would have to know when the company started making them and how many they made per year
Yes, sometimes. But you also need to know the manufacturer and model number. oldguns.net has some date-of-manufacture data online. The Blue Book of Gun Values has a lot more. But some manufacturers seem to think that this should not be public knowledge and do not release their production data.
By the serial #
Find books on the maker.
Find a book with sn's from that maker.
Find a book that has sn data on your particular firearm.
You will have to call Browning to find out.
Find a book of sn's that has been published on the weapon.
The gun was made in 1919, nice find!
You will need to call Browinng with the serial number or find a copy of the Blue Book of Gun Values.
Check the serial number against published references or call the company that made it.
I would like to find out the age of my Winchester 30-30 model 94 by the serial #2907348
It depends on what you mean. If you mean that you want to find the age of the gun based on the serial number, there are a few online sources, such as the Blue Book of Gun Values. If you mean that you want to find out if it is registered, no.
Try Blue Book of Gun Values
You must call Browning with the serial number to find out.
Age is 1966 from the AB prefix. You can find diagrams at Gun Parts Corp. web site.
You are going to have to identify the model number to determine the age. Take the gun to a gun shop or gun smith for assistance.
to find age of any firearm you must furnish the model, caliber and serial number. your question reads like "how can I tell the age of my ford" (no pun intended) If it is not marked on the gun, get a copy of the Blue Book of Gun Values and see if you can identify it. Once you have determined the model, there are serial number lists at the back of the book.
It depends on what you want to find out.
Where did you get that gun?
By the serial number.
Serial number tables, if published
You find a published list of serial numbers for the maker.
Missouri does not have gun registration!
The model number of the gun and make along with the serial number usually will determine the age of a gun.
You can determine the age. Often you can find the configuration of the gun by ordering a letter for its serial number from the Winchester Museum ($55), but it is cheaper and easier to determine this by looking at the gun. And one of the most important factors affecting the value of a gun or any other used object is the condition. The serial number does not tell you if it is in like new condition or broken and rusty. You can, however, detrermine the age by going to the following site and entering the serial number. http://armscollectors.com/sn/winlookup.php