Unlock additional features, and fewer ads while browsing. Years ago gun parts were terribly expensive and often almost impossible to obtain. Use the links below and please have your model and serial number handy so you can provide it on the corresponding pages in order to find out when your gun was made. Some parts were made but no complete pistols. Commercial production resumed in 1946.Next
Well we did some digging and found that Colt offers an archival service for a moderate fee to locate all records of your original Colt shipment. Note that they won't give you any more information. Russia purchased more M1911 pistols than any other country besides the U. If anyone has a lead on where I might find a date of manufacture listing that matches up with this serial number configuration, I'd sure appreciate knowing about it. The first source is the Colt Firearms Company. How to search for your firearm or gun date of creation or manufacture via it's serial number. Vimeo Some articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them.Next
I have compiled this list for the purposes of sharing information only. Google Charts This is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. Good morning Jay, Here is what I know. Akismet This is used to detect comment spam. Other Colt firearms up to 1978 can be found here: Many thanks to dfariswheel for providing this information! Wilson is the last outsider to have access to the Colt Archive, and he has Colt serial number listings in several books and booklets. This cross reference can be used to figure out which Sears firearm was created by which manufacturer as a mirror model of their own. Visit Website This is more of a cross reference for Sears branded firearms as well as just about every other manufacturer.Next
To provide a better website experience, hubpages. In 1943, commercial models used to fill military orders. You don't have to pay anything to get that info. And the sooner you accept that, the sooner you will be able to function as a soldier is supposed to function, without mercy, without compassion, without remorse. You plug in the serial number and it will give you a list of guns it could be. For any other information you need to write to the Colt historian.Next
I am relatively new to this Forum, so perhaps this is not the right place to ask such a question. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. HubPages Inc, a part of Maven Inc. If any information presented here is found to be incorrect or you have additional information to contribute, please contact me via E-Mail and I will update and re-issue the list. They will send a letter documenting this and allowing the original manufacturer to proceed with the replacement. This is the part that holds the cylinder on the frame. Then use the links on this lense to look up the firearm that your Sears Firearm is most like to find out the year of manufacture.
All of this leads me to believe that it is a Military Revolver. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. During the mid-1950's the serial number data is so mixed as to be almost incomprehensible. Amazon Web Services This is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. Special Versions: 1 Springfield Armory: U. This law mandated that from then on all new firearms had to have a serial number and that number had to be unique. For that you have to buy a Colt Archive Letter.Next
On my King Cobra, the serial number is also marked on the crane itself, juxtaposed from the one on the frame. The serial number is stamped in three places on modern Colt's, including the Python: On the frame just below the barrel. There is unfortunately no one stop shop for this task but hopefully with the help of this lense you will be able to find your firearm by manufacturer below and follow their link in order to track your weapon. Comscore ComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. It should be clearly noted that it is a felony to possess a Post-Ban newly assembled after Sept 13, 1994 assault weapon. As example you may have a model of revolver made in.Next
The serial number on my Colt's King Cobra is right where it is on many double action Colts. Early 1954 models looked like regular 1911A1 and later versions usually had adjustable sights. HubPages Google Analytics This is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. Smith and Wesson has one, a private but well kept one. We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below.Next
Say Media We partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. Does anyone know of any good websites where one can look up the date of a firearm's manufacture by its serial number? Openx This is an ad network. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. A Pre-ban lower is only grandfathered if it: 1. The problem with identifying a Colt is that Colt only stamped the model name on the barrel.