Dating a remington 121

dating a remington 121

How do you date a Remington shotgun barrel?

Using barrel codes (such as those listed above) to date the manufacture are reliable on Remington rifles, as the company rarely changed barrels on a customer’s rifle. Using these barrel codes to date a shotgun is somewhat unreliable, as shotgun barrels are often interchanged at random.

Is this the correct date for the Model 121?

Yes, June 1953 is correct. The 121 was manufactured from 1936 to 1954. Yes, June 1953 is correct. The 121 was manufactured from 1936 to 1954. Click to expand... Thank you for the correction. This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread.

How can I tell what year my Remington was made?

Remingtons manufactured after 1921 have a code located on the left side of the barrel near the frame that identifies the year and month of manufacture. The following letters correspond to the months of the year, for example B=January, L= February and so on:

How do I contact Remington?

Contact Remington through their Help Center by e-mail at info@remington.com or call their historian at 1-800-243-9700 Mon-Fri 9-5 EST. (this number may not be operationa since Remington moved to the deep south).

How do I find the date on a Remington barrel?

Remington Barrel date Code Remington never used serial numbers to identify the date of manufacture of its firearms, they however stamped a date code (spelled out below) BARREL DATE CODE - stamped on LH top rear of barrel after 1920 R.E.P. Remington proof mark (this mark will also be there)

Is the barrel date code on a Remington shotgun still valid?

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. (**) On 8/9/99, Remington stopped stamping the barrels with the date code.

How do I find out when my Remington shotgun was made?

Check the serial numbers located on the left side of the barrel on your Remington shotgun. They can be decoded to find out when your shotgun or rifle was manufactured.

Does Remington use serial numbers to identify the date of manufacture?

Remington never (*) (**) used serial numbers to identify the date of manufacture of its firearms, they however stamped a date code (spelled out below) by the first letter meaning the month and the last letter the year of manufacture. R.E.P. On the RH side of the barrel will be a Magnaflux, Remington proof & a test mark

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