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Re: 16 gauge chambered for 2 9/16-inch shells
Edited by board administrator October 1, 2020, 9:06 am
If it was an FwS serial number, it would have been made in 1948. However, FwS 40139 was assigned to a 12 gauge Field Grade with 30-inch barrels. Fw 40139 was recorded as a 16 gauge Field Grade with 28-inch barrels. It was made in the early 1920s and would have had 2 9/16-inch chambers.