No. 00, engraved by Kraus as a No. 1, with "preproduction" BTFE, which was not introduced until 1922, and the "Skeet style" not until 1929.
His 1898 No. 2 Regular frame 20g with 28g tube inserts (not sleeved) by Briley. He has previously refused to share the SN with me.
And Dave's confusion regarding the 'R' suffix.
He has his reasons for his creative fiction, but his "expert" advice is inaccurate and unhelpful, and it is not a personal attack to correct his errors when he posts them in a public forum.