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Help with BHE Ser # 242100
Old 11-20-2012, 05:18 PM   #1
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Default Help with BHE Ser # 242100

The serial number noted in the title is not listed in the directory of numbers at the PGCA site. I tried one other site (name escapes me) and all I could get is its a post 1934 vintage Remington Parker. I would like to nail down the actual date of manufacture if this is possible. The gun was made in Illion, not Meriden. That much I do know at this point.
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Old 11-20-2012, 05:36 PM   #2
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As close as I can tell, 1941-42 IMHO Jim
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Old 11-20-2012, 05:41 PM   #3
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Thanks Jim, how did you find that?
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Old 11-20-2012, 07:19 PM   #4
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At one time, I owned a new in the box V grade Parker, serial 242103. A letter from Remington accompanied the gun confirming a build/ship date of April, 1941. Your gun was probably made within a couple of months of that date.
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Thanks Bill
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Alan, welcome to the PGCA and thanks for joining. I hope we can help you with the beautiful BHE.
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The Parker Gun Identification & Serialization book shows Remington production for 1939 - 1942 as 241418 through 242487 but there is no breakdown by year, so 41 - 42 is a good guess from that range.
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Have you checked with Griffin & Howe's research chairman Bob Beach?
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