== == Stamped serial numbers cause deformation of the metal deep below the surface and can be read even when filed off.
Something that coin collectors use to recover worn off markings on coins is a chemical called Nicodate that could be used on nickles. It might be worth a try. A forensic expert might use acid etching or various scans to recover the number, but that kind of service will likely be expensive.
You can't. BTW, knowlingly owning a firearm with the serial number defaced is a felony.
Yes it is illegal to own a gun that does not have a serial number. It is also illegal to remove the serial number off a gun.
It would be almost impossible to identify a gun just by its serial number.
With just the serial number, nothing.
Just by the serial number, no.
Impossible to date a gun with just the serial number and no other informaiton.
Impossible to answer. A serial number is not unique to only one gun in the world.
The serial number is on the frame.
Winchester serial numbers were unique to the model of the gun,The only thing the serial number tells you about the gun is it's age.The serial number you've listed was from a gun made in 1974.
You find a published list of serial numbers for the maker.
Usually not possible. More than one gun can have the same serial number.
No information can be provided with just a serial number.
Just the serial number is not enough to tell who or what you have.
Impossible to determine by serial number alone.
Firearms weren't required to have serial numbers until the passage of the Gun Control Act of 1968.
Impossible to date a gun with just by the serial number alone.
No way to answer. A serial number is not unique to only one gun in the world.
Impossible to answer. A serial number is NOT unique to only one gun in the world- if it were so, serial numbers will be numbered into the trillions.
It is impossible to answer your question with just a serial number.
Usually by the serial number. If no serial number, then by features
No way to tell from a serial number only.
serial number 28402
No way to answer. Serial numbers are NOT unique to only one gun in the world.
No way to tell. Contrary to popular belief, a serial number is not unique to only one gun in the world. If it were, the serial number would have digits into the billions.