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Remington 870 Serial Number Lookup

UPDATE: Remington 870 Serial Number Lookup

I have found this information somewhere on the web:

Remington 870 Serial Number
Remington 870 Serial Number

Remington Year of Manufacture Codes maybe found on the barrel of your Remington rifle [or shotgun] on the left side, just forward of the receiver; the first letter of the Code is the month of manufacture, followed by one or two letters which are the year of manufacture. For shotguns with removeable barrels, the code will be valid for the manufacture of the barrel; maybe for the receiver, as barrels do get switched around.

According to the “Blue Book of Gun Values”, the coding continues as follows:

Month Codes: [first letter] B – L – A – C – K – P – O – W – D – E – R – X
1 – 2 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7 – 8 – 9 – 10 – 11 – 12

Year:______Code: [second (and third*) letters] 1930_______ Y
1931_______ Z
1932_______ A
1933_______ B
1934_______ C
1935_______ D
1936_______ E
1937_______ F
1938_______ G
1939_______ H

1940_______ J
1941_______ K
1942_______ L
1943_______ MMZ
1944_______ NN
1945_______ PP
1946_______ RR
1947_______ SS
1948_______ TT
1949_______ UU

1950_______ WW
1951_______ XX
1952_______ YY
1953_______ ZZ
1954_______ A
1955_______ B
1956_______ C
1957_______ D
1958_______ E
1959_______ F

1960_______ G
1961_______ H
1962_______ J
1963_______ K
1964_______ L
1965_______ M
1966_______ N
1967_______ P
1968_______ R
1969_______ S

1970_______ T
1971_______ U
1972_______ W
1973_______ X
1974_______ Y
1975_______ Z
1976_______ I
1977_______ O
1978_______ Q
1979_______ V

1980_______ A
1981_______ B
1982_______ C
1983_______ D
1984_______ E
1985_______ F
1986_______ G
1987_______ H
1988_______ I
1989_______ J

1990_______ K
1991_______ L
1992_______ M
1993_______ N
1994_______ O
1995_______ P
1996_______ Q
1997_______ R
1998_______ S
1999_______ T
2000_______ U
2001_______ W
2002_______ X

* the years 1943 though 1953 had double letters: ie, MM = 1943

As maybe seen, the year code letters duplicate; some knowledge of when the model was introduced should resolve the actual year of manufacture.

I have contacted Remington and they confirmed that information above is correct.

 

Best Upgrades for Remington 870
Best Upgrades for Remington 870

Remington 870 Express Magnum, 1970′s Model, Vented Rib Long Barrel and Wood Furniture

Thomas sent me pics of his new shotgun: 1970′s model with vented rib long barrel and wood stock/forend. I am happy to share them with you. Special thanks to Thomas for the photos.

Remington 870 Express Magnum
Remington 870 Express Magnum
Remington870 Wood Stock
Remington870 Wood Stock

 

Remington870 Wood Forend
Remington870 Wood Forend

 

Remington 870 Receiver
Remington 870 Receiver
Remington 870 Magzine
Remington 870 Magzine

 

Remington 870 Vented Rib Barrel
Remington 870 Vented Rib Barrel

 

Remington 870 Trigger Group
Remington 870 Trigger Group

 

Remington 870 Express Magnum
Remington 870 Express Magnum

 

Remington Arms Company
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Sergii is a very good instructor. He shares his experience and helps shoot faster and more accurately. Also, he gives a lot of advices about shotgun shooting and reloading techniques.

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