There are occasions when blocks of serial numbers have been manufactured out of sequence, sometimes years later.
The above chart shows the approximate first serial number shipped for the indicated year.
This number should be used as a point of reference only.
It is not necessarily the very first serial number shipped, but it can be used to determine the approximate year your Ruger firearm was shipped.
Ruger does not necessarily produce firearms in serial number order.
The Taurus Model Number Lookup System will help you find detailed information about your Taurus Gun.
Enter the serial number (no spaces) of your firearm and click on "Search" to identify your model.(You must click the "search" button to get your results.The "enter" or "return" buttons will not initiate your inquiry).Please note that specific information may not be available, especially on older models.Related Post: 10 Steps to Upgrade Your Remington 870 Express to Police Version 10 Must Have Upgrades for Your Remington 870 Shotgun Remington 870 Followers Overview (Vang Comp Systems, CDM Gear, SBE Precision, GG&G, S&J Hardware, Scattergun Technologies, Choate, Nordic) Magazine Extensions for Remington 870 Shotgun (Nordic Components, Choate, Tac Star, Remington, ATI) 7 Remington 870 Upgrade Ideas for Less Than *Please note that Remington repeats the alphabet approximately every 26 years, therefore you may see several possible manufacturing dates.**The first letter on your barrel is the month your firearm was manufactured; the second letter is the year it was manufactured.