H&R Sportsman 22lr age

Discussion in 'Technical Questions & Information' started by macre, Oct 1, 2012.

  1. macre

    macre New Member

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    Recently I received my fathers Sportsman 22lr. Would like to find age. guessing it is 1949. #29xx Any help would be appreciated . This was one of the first pistols I shot at the age of 5. I'm now 60. Thanks
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    All I can tell you is that it was made prior to 1940. That is the date H&R started using a letter prefix on their serial numbers. Unless of course it does have a prefix and you neglected to post it:)
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    Thanks for quick reply. I made a mistake. It's K29xx. Sorry
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    :), Does make a difference, manufactured in 1950.
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    Thanks Ron
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