Consider upgrading your membership for less than a box of bullets! I tried to take a good picture of the inside of the barrel several different ways and the one I'm using was the best I could get. Using these barrel codes to date a shotgun is somewhat unreliable, as shotgun barrels are often interchanged at random. The serial number is: 376189. It's not the first time I've done this but this is one of the few occasions I've had the opportunity to reverse the process. The polychoke hurts the value more than the model.
Browning as a company never manufactured any A-5's. The M11 itself is a licensed Browning Auto-5 clone. Hello all I am new to the forums and have read through some of the psot and found some very good info. It has been on an Adirondack vacation for the last couple of years and now its home to stay. Both guns were rollmarked with hunting scenes, but I can't remember now exactly what the scenes that were rollmarked on the Sportsman looked like. Any help identifying the date would be greatly appreciated.
We have had problems with rough carrier handling breaking the stocks at the wrist, and since we have begun to disassemble, we have not had any breakage. I recently will turn 40 and for a birthday present my dad surprised me with a nice rifle. Fox Sterlingworth that, in a moment of outrageous weakness and stupidity, I sold to a friend and shooting companion. There are plenty of posts on Model 11's on the Remington Society website, as well. Take care of it and it will outlast you. I want to leave some room in it for the next owner to make it a good investment opportunity.
As far as my date and serial number discrepancies, my Sportsman was probably one of the last to leave the factory due to the late serial number and date code on the barrel. I really don't know how to clean the inside of an automatic shotgun correctly. Unlock additional features, and fewer ads while browsing. The 11 is now banging away at Brant at Assateague, Md and scoters on the Chesapeake! The stock has been professionally redone with an Old English decelerator pad added. We have not fired this shotgun.
Here is some information that you can get from you serial number after 1921 Remington's manufactured after 1921 have a code located on the left side of the barrel near the frame that identifies the year and month of manufacture. There were just two pics. The firewall has practically no shell markings and the internal case color has faded but is all there. They made fewer the first couple of years and final year, than they did in 59 and 60 if I remember correctly. With out calling Remington to identify the exact gauge and knowing more about how the gun is configured it is only possible to provide some very broad estimates.
Johnson for Remington Arms in 1948. The butt stock has the dings and occasional mild scratches associated with field use. One additional cartridge could be placed in the chamber bringing its total capacity to three shells. I know the barrel codes but never heard of Remington's serial numbers telling manufacture dates. They were brought out in 1930 and 1931, respectively. Joined: 03 Oct 2012 Posts: 2 I have a guy that has a used, works good 16 gauge.
I have no idea what the significance of this is. Remington 700 or 1100 serial numbers can be decoded the same way as Remington 870 serial numbers. Call us for full details. I owned a 12 gauge Remington Sportsman made in the 1930s for about 35 years. The Auto-5 was the first semi-automatic shotgun. Is there somewhere specific that I should be looking for another serial? It does have a PolyChoke that may not be original. It also has some finish loss.
Available through our Bicentennial year, a limited run of 2,016 classic Model 870, Model 1100, Model 700, Model 7600 and Model 1911 R1 firearms will feature a luxurious, sculpted 24 karat gold inlay portraying our founder, Eliphalet Remington, walking with his first forged barrel. There were nearly 400,000 365k I think produced from 1940 to 1962. It is in 16 gauge. But, after the take over. Researcher, do you recall the flat-sided 16ga Sterlingworth I had? It has a missing chip and some scattered heavy gouges at the bottom just ahead of the receiver and along the left side at the front.
Remington Manufacture Dates Antique and Collectable Firearms and Militaria Headquarters OldGuns. I don't view these guns as heirlooms to begin with. There are better articles out there. Again from my years of observing and recording serial numbers, I haven't recorded a gun between 143802 and 160195, leading me to believe there were about 16000 serial numbers skipped. I bumped this thread because I came across it while Googling.
Bead sight only, no vent rib. The bore seems to measure. As old parts broke they could easily have been replaced with the more common Sportsman parts. Ray Critendon, Ellis Hailston, and C. I cope with having a single choke by using ammo that is suitable to what my shots may be. I reload, so the 16 gauge part not only does not deter me, but actually intrigues me. Researcher01 usually jumps on these threads.