Hr serial number dating
If a receiver was scrapped and not used, it's serial number may or may not have been reused.
No documentation has been found that indicates the dates serial numbers were placed on the receivers.
Click the image below to download the PDF document containing the serial number date-range information on many Winchester firearms.
You will need the Adobe Reader program to open this file. THE HISTORY OF WINCHESTER HISTORIC SERIAL NUMBER RECORDS.
Given the high volume production, receivers were generally assembled as part of a carbine within a few months after the receiver was serial numbered.
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Below is the download link for a special resource for dating Winchester firearms.
But the fact remains; there is no original, single, totally accurate database of serial numbers from 1866 forward that we are aware of.
But perhaps these pages can help you somewhat in your research.