Dating guns by serial number
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223 Rem (5.56x45 NATO) The .223 is a very popular round. If you are looking for more information about your particular Remington firearms, then the serial number can give you some useful insight into the date of manufacture of your specific gun.
Furthermore, some internet forums are filled with helpful and knowledgeable people that would be happy to help try to interpret the serial number on your handgun.
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One thing that you might notice when you examine the chart above, the letters for the year code repeat themselves.
This means that sometimes you will have to consider the specific model of Remington firearm that you have.
In one known example a gun with serial S136431 was not shipped until June of 1958.
To determine the date, you need to look for the letters stamped on the left side of the barrel. The next letter (possibly 2 letters) will give you the year code.