What year was the Ithaca gun model 37 serial number 383952 made?
I have a model 37, serial number 384854, that was given to me new in 1957. Presuming that serial numbers are assigned consecutively, your model 37, serial number 383952 is likely to have been made in 1957 or 1958.
Add: 8-8-09 The above writer appears to have been given "new old-stock" back in '57, and was gifted with a Model 37 manufactured in 1951. See: http://forums.gunbroker.com/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=226627&SearchTerms=ithaca
look on the Side of the recevier there should be a Serial Number on the older Ithaca Model 37 the serial Number was stamped on the receiver by the magazine tune and Barrel . also if you take the barrel off on the bottom of the barrel you'll find the matching serial Number. then look up WWW.SURPLUSRIFLEFORUM.COM in their search engine type in ITHACA 37 DOM match your shotguns Serial number up with their chart…
depends on the year and manufacture date of your gun . also do all the parts match by serial Number you should find the serial Number on side of the receiver (on newer Ithaca) older style Ithaca the serial Number will be on the Recevier (Between the magazine tube and barrel) then look up WWW.SURPLUSRIFLEFORUM.COM on their site look up on their Search engine type in "ITHACA 37 DOM" there you'll find the serial list…