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Old May 17, 2012, 01:11 PM   #1
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looking to date shotgun

Have a .410 H&R sing/shot Patent Feb. 27, 1900 that I'm trying to date.
Anyone know of a site that I can enter the SN and get the date of manufacture? My father bought me the gun used in 1954 for $15, and I spent several years shooting and missing many a squirrel and rabbit before I graduated to a 12 ga. My best guess is that it was made around 1910-15, gathered from what sketchy info I have read.

Would appreciate any shared knowledge on the subject.
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Old May 18, 2012, 12:39 PM   #2
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Read the title and thought this was going to be about a late nite dinner, bottle of wine and maybe a gunshow. Sorry I can not help but welcome to the site and I am sure someone will be along shortly to help.
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Old May 19, 2012, 12:52 AM   #3
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Never heard of a woman named Shotgun. Maybe I am just sheltered lol, j/k.
living in FL but my home's in alabama! From Squirrel to Elephant, the Shotgun is your gun. sincerely, Blain
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Old May 20, 2012, 12:34 PM   #4
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AFAIK, H&R didn't introduce a .410 until after WWI.

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Old May 22, 2012, 10:49 PM   #5
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Wedding I understand.

There are easier and more legal ways of getting a date.
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Old May 22, 2012, 11:41 PM   #6
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Dude what will the wife think? You're suppose to keep these things on the down low!
Experience is what you get when you don’t get what you want.
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