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Why would a Stevens 16 not have any markings on the barrel or receiver?

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No markings were legally required until 1968 (serial numbers). Stevens didn't always mark their guns with a model number, but I've never seen one of their guns without the company name on the barrel. It's possible that the barrel has been replaced or it may have been cleaned a bit too harshly (is the finish completely gone?) or lost when it was polished for a re-blue (does there appear to be more finish than you would expect?).

i have a j Stevens a&t co 325 SxS and it has no marking on the barrels however it is marked on the action on the gun and the serial numbers are on almost every pice including the barrel asembly so i know in at least that case the barrels are not marked with a company name or anything besideds a serial number on the bottom of the barrels

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