firearm manufacturing dates are bascially contained in the serial number, and sometimes the model. so, the serial number and model are important to learn the age of a weapon.
If you wish to supply the serial number,I can look up the date of manufacture for you.The serial numbers for the Springfield trapdoor rifles and carbines are in the general domain for people to find.
Your Springfield M-1 Garand was made at springfield in 1944 with the serial number that you provided.
made in 1889
You need to repost, give the model and caliber, and the complete serial number. N is not a serial number, and there is more than one Springfield.
With the serial number that you provided,your Springfield model trapdoor rifle was made by Springfield armory in 1883.
With the serial number that you provided,your Springfield Trapdoor Model was made in the year 1884.
Basically impossible to identify with just the serial number.
It would be almost impossible to identify a gun just by its serial number.
With the serial number that you provided,your Springfield model 1884 rifle was made in the year 1889.
Your Springfield model 1898 Krag rifle was made in the year 1898 with the serial number that you have provided.