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Old September 7, 2009, 11:31 PM   #1
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The Fulton

Where is the serial number located on my shotgun? I was given this shotgun in the late 50's or early 60's, it was used but in great condition. It is inscribed "THE FULTON" on both sides, the butt has a hunting dog with a bird in its mouth. The barrel is inscribed Hunter Arms Co. Inc. M F R S Fulton NY USA.
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Old September 8, 2009, 10:26 AM   #2
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FULTON

Is a trade name marked on shotguns made by W>H> Davenort firearms co of Norwich CT.

The was also incorperated by Hunter Arms Co of Fulton NY. (maker if L.C. Smith)

era is probably early 1900's

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Old September 8, 2009, 10:30 AM   #3
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Old September 8, 2009, 03:45 PM   #4
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There probably is no serial number. Prior to 1968, a serial number was not required by law.
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Old September 9, 2009, 03:12 PM   #5
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The Fulton was an entry level boxlock made by the firm that made LC Smith also.

While inexpensive, it was well made. I've handled and shot a few and liked them.

Do have a good smith look it over before firing. Chances are it's chambered for ammo shorter than that commonly used today.

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