An attorney for Remington refused to say Wednesday whether the plan by America's oldest gun manufacturer to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, announced Monday, will affect an agreement to repair millions of allegedly defective guns that were the subject of a 2010 CNBC investigation."It is the company's position not to comment," said John Sherk, a partner with Shook, Hardy and Bacon in San Francisco.AFAIK, The receiver cannot be dated by SN, but the bbl can, AND hopefully the bbl is original to the receiver.The Remington Date Codes are always stamped into the barrel's lower side, near the rear - just ahead of the receiver.
The lawsuit further claims that from May 1, 2006 to April 9, 2014, the X-Mark Pro® trigger mechanism assembly process created the potential for the application of an excess amount of bonding agent, which could cause Model 700 or Seven bolt-action rifles containing such trigger mechanisms to discharge without a trigger pull under certain limited conditions. The lawsuit contends that the value and utility of these firearms have been diminished as a result of these alleged defects. The Settlement provides benefits to: Settlement Class Members may be entitled to: (1) have their trigger mechanism retrofitted with a new X-Mark Pro or other connectorless trigger mechanism at no cost to the class members; (2) receive a voucher code for Remington products redeemable at Remington’s online store; and/or (3) be refunded the money they spent to replace their Model 700 or Seven’s original Walker trigger mechanism with an X-Mark Pro trigger mechanism. __________________ NRA Life Member, NRA Range Safety Officer, NRA Certified Pistol Instructor,, USPSA NROI Range Officer, ICORE Range Officer, , MAG 40 Graduate As you are, I once was, As I am, You will be.Y., factory was the New Model 1889 side-by-side shotgun, with its twin, distinctively curved “C”-shaped hammers.This was the last of Remington’s exposed-hammer doubles, a series that started with the Model 1873 Whitmore “Hammer Lifter” that utilized a European-style, tang-mounted lever to open the breech and concluded with the Model 1889 that—while not the rarest—remains a classic example of late-Victorian American sporting shotguns.Your usage has been flagged as a violation of our terms of service.For inquiries related to this message please contact support.With its matted rib, rebounding hammers, casehardened sideplates, hand-checkered pistol grip and fore-end with Deeley & Edge latch, plus sporting an extractor and choke bored for nitro or blackpowder 2In 1888, E.Remington & Sons went bankrupt, and, after being purchased by firearm entrepreneur Marcus Hartley and partners, the Model 1889 was one of the first guns to bear the newly reorganized Remington Arms Co. A total of 134,200 of these popular shotguns were produced between 1888 (when the first 38 guns were shipped) and 1908.Give them the Serial Number and they'll give you the born on date. Looks like it may have had a gold wash in the lettering. Follower is blued too, seems to me that they are usually in the shinny white. I too just acquired a 410 870 wing master with enhanced engraving.Barrels get swapped frequently, so the codes may be misleading. The V suffix on yours indicates it's a 2 3/4" gun so forgo the maggie numbs. I think it's one of the 999-2001 as there is no numbers on the barrel.