May not have one- US law did not require a SN on rifles and shotguns until 1968.
Check the barrel and receiver. Sn's were not required before 1968
No way of knowing without a serial number /model number to identify what type of .410 gauge stevens you have.
Dating a Stevens 12 gauge model number g20a and serial 12202 is best done by the name on the gun. Where only Stevens appears the gun is likely made between 1940-1991.
Your stevens model 9478 was made by savage/stevens between the years 1978-1985.
If it was manufactured before 1968 it probably doesn't have one.
model 77 does not have a serial number,they were made before serial numbers were required
The Stevens Savage Model 124 12 gauge shotgun was made from 1949 to 1954. The serial number will signify the actual year of manufacture.
Your stevens model 9478 shotgun was made during the years 1978-1985.while serial numbers were on the shotguns I do not believe that serial number records were kept as to the year of production.
The serial number range for the Stevens model 520-30 military shotguns is from 30,000-70,000.As to the year of manufacture you will probably have to contact Savage/Stevens directly.
Stevens, sold at Montgomery Wards.
Look on the top of the receiver with the gun disassembled. You should find it there.
i have a model 200 20 gauge and i belive it was made in 1918
Serial numbers not required before 1968.
CHeck the barrel and receiver.
The stevens model 9478 shotgun was made between 1978-1985.
The Springfield line was sold by Stevens/Savage from about 1920 until the 1940's. If you need a closer estimate of the age, you can get the Stevens Historian's address from savagearms.com and send him $15 and the serial number.
Stevens Model 940c was manufactured between 1961 and 1970. If your shotgun has no serial number then it was made before 1969.
The 2 letters located in your serial number(NV) indicate that your Browning gold 12 gauge shotgun was made in the year 1995.
Most all Stevens 9478 models were made between 1978-1985
On the bottom side near the triger
try the barrel or receiver.
That is not a model number, but is likely the serial number. Unless you have a Model 620 US marked Trench Gun, Stevens pump shotguns have little collectors value.
The Stevens model 77f 16 gauge pump shotgun with a 2 3/4 chamber, full choke, no serial number, is valued at between $75 and $125. They were made from 1954 to 1969.
They were made for a long time. If it has a serial number, it is post-1968.