View Full Version : Beretta manufacture date

December 2, 2010, 01:51 PM
I'm relatively new to the shotgun world and am looking at purchasing a used Beretta shotgun. The serial number for the gun I'm looking at is 885XXB and I'm trying to determine when it was manufactured. Any help would be appriciated.

December 2, 2010, 01:57 PM
Here's a list from an old post showing from 1945 through 2001. They were using Roman numerals for a while and then alpha characters.


What type of gun is it?

Here's a better one with a better explanation: