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1932--Serial numbers were picked at random and large blocks were skipped so serial numbers will be found as high as 849,110.

Total guns produced is from 1890 to 1941 is 764,365 Serial number 1 thru 64,520 fall in the pre January 1 1899 serial number range These were manfactured in the following Calibers --22 Short ,22 Long Rifle, 22 Short , Long and Long rifle and 22 WRF.

When making my original post I just looked at the date and not at the number of rounds fired. Possibly it is so low because the rifle came through the Custom shop. When I first started looking I read that the G prefix numbers started around 1970 but the numbers were much higher that mine.

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I would add that there always seems to be a lot of confusion about the "G" prefix. Also, was the guy correct saying this chambering was only done a couple of years. Bought new a few years ago but I have no idea if they were new or old stock. I hope nobody minds if I piggyback onto this thread as well.Any help is appreciated, thanks I just got a model 70 serial # g22418XX any ideas on the date? I need a general price range for it also I want to trade it. would like to get a ruger44 redhawk or super redhawk sw 629 or somthing comp. and offer concidered Further to my post of May 28, 2009 I stumbled over this thread again today and went back and looked in my loading book again. It follows that I must have purchased it in Dec., 1991.Don't know what I did with the records for the first 1300 rounds.I only made that comment because of the negatives for the rifles that were made just as they were shuting down the factory. grin I only made that comment because of the negatives for the rifles that were made just as they were shuting down the factory. grin I only made that comment because of the negatives for the rifles that were made just as they were shuting down the factory. According to my shooting book it was first shot on Dec.20th, 1992.I have not been able to get out and shoot it until this coming weekend. I have not been able to get out and shoot it until this coming weekend. I have not been able to get out and shoot it until this coming weekend. Based on this it was purchased just 2 or 3 days before since I always get them to the range ASAP.

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