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"H" serial number prefix
Posted by Chick Candler on November 11, 2020, 11:10 pm
I'm tellin' ya'...odd guns seem to find me this year. I've come across a grade 1, with serial number on frame and fore end from 1898. the barrel, however, has a serial number with an "H" in front of it. When I look it up under Hammer guns it doesn't show up. If I enter it as a post 1913 number it shows as a 1919. Although I've read that Hammer guns had an "H" prefix, by 1919 do the records just lump them in with all gauges and grades, while still stamping them with an "H"? Just trying to get a handle on this. Thanks for any input.