Columbia single barrel 12 gauge shot gun serial 488 can someone tell you how old it is?
I am also looking for information pertaining to BeeBe Arms Company and the vintage of a particular single barrel I have in my possession. Forearm serial #4763, barrel serial #224763, and butt stock serial #224763. The value of the piece would be interesting but I am more interested in when this shotgun was manufactured. Thanks for any info you can provide. Dick
You cannot locate the serial number on your Glenfield model 10 22 caliber single shot bolt action rifle Do you have to remove the barrel to locate it?
No.... If the bolt hasn't been replaced, the serial number will be on the bolt. You can also find one on the barrel under the fore grip if it isn't apparent on the barrel where it mates to the receiver, and on the receiver its self. Remember that all weapons are required to have the serial number stamped on all removable parts (major parts)
What is the manufacture date and value of a Colt 38 caliber single action unknown model revolver in good condition with no date on the barrel and the serial number 161660?
When was the Winchester lever single shot 32 x long octagon barrel with serial number 9372 made and what is the value?
If there is a serial number, it should be conspicously marked on the receiver. Shotguns and small caliber rifles did not require serial numbers before 1968, so many do not have one. If it is a break-action single shot or double barrel, there may be additional markings on the bottom of the barrel(s) and on the flat parts of the action that the barrel covers when the it is closed. The Hercules brand name was…