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Letters in front of serial numbers.

Post by RustBeltRedNeck » Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:37 pm

Is there a list or an easy way to figure out what the letters stand for that are in front of the serial numbers on your Henry Center-Fire Rifles?
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Re: Letters in front of serial numbers.

Post by Sir Henry » Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:34 am

I believe they designate the model. If you go to the Henry website and chech out the model number you can confirm this. Let us know as no one else has asked the question that I know of.
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Re: Letters in front of serial numbers.

Post by Mags » Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:19 pm

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My Henry .30-30 s/n starts with TTBO. I'd guess the TT is for Thirty-Thirty, B-Brass Receiver, O-Octagon barrel.
My Long Ranger s/n starts with 223LRS which is the caliber of the rifle followed by model LRS-'Long Ranger Sighted'.
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Re: Letters in front of serial numbers.

Post by PT7 » Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:57 pm

I believe my .22LR Small Game Carbine (H001TLP) went through some configuration and model number changes along this trail:

H001 base (Classic) model lever action .22LR with a round barrel --->

H001T new name/model of Lever Action Octagon Frontier .22LR with octagon barrel --->

H001TLP .22LR Small Game Carbine name/model created with the shorter 16.5" barrel, Large loop lever, Skinner Peep sight.

When the T was added to the Classic model and named Frontier, the trail at that point was really dusty. Can't figure what the T meant. I'm guessing though that I took the correct fork to get to the SGC. :roll:

Henry knows, but I never asked. Simply called mine SGC, which is it's most popular handle to-date.

BTW, if anyone knows whether or not my guess is accurate, I'd be glad to hear about it. :)

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Re: Letters in front of serial numbers.

Post by RustBeltRedNeck » Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:25 pm

Mags, my case color 30-30 starts with WTTCC. The TTCC is easy enough to figure out, now just to figure out what the W stands for.
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Re: Letters in front of serial numbers.

Post by Mags » Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:44 pm

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Weaver type scope mount would be my guess.
RustBeltRedNeck wrote:
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Mags, my case color 30-30 starts with WTTCC. The TTCC is easy enough to figure out, now just to figure out what the W stands for.
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Re: Letters in front of serial numbers.

Post by Sir Henry » Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:56 pm

Mags wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:44 pm
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Weaver type scope mount would be my guess.
RustBeltRedNeck wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:25 pm
Mags, my case color 30-30 starts with WTTCC. The TTCC is easy enough to figure out, now just to figure out what the W stands for.
My guess was wonderful :D or maybe Winchester if it was 3030.
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Re: Letters in front of serial numbers.

Post by Sir Henry » Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:58 pm

PT7 wrote:
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:57 pm
I believe my .22LR Small Game Carbine (H001TLP) went through some configuration and model number changes along this trail:

H001 base (Classic) model lever action .22LR with a round barrel --->

H001T new name/model of Lever Action Octagon Frontier .22LR with octagon barrel --->

H001TLP .22LR Small Game Carbine name/model created with the shorter 16.5" barrel, Large loop lever, Skinner Peep sight.

When the T was added to the Classic model and named Frontier, the trail at that point was really dusty. Can't figure what the T meant. I'm guessing though that I took the correct fork to get to the SGC. :roll:

Henry knows, but I never asked. Simply called mine SGC, which is it's most popular handle to-date.

BTW, if anyone knows whether or not my guess is accurate, I'd be glad to hear about it. :)

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I’ve checked my five of my rimfire and the serial numbers reflect the model number.
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Re: Letters in front of serial numbers.

Post by PT7 » Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:18 pm

[quote="Sir Henry" post_id=129689 time=1585252721 user_id=52
I’ve checked my five of my rimfire and the serial numbers reflect the model number.
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Any thoughts on the SGC? Do you have one of them, Gene? Can anyone solve this puzzle, or have I created one simply with missing pieces :?:
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Re: Letters in front of serial numbers.

Post by RustBeltRedNeck » Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:49 pm

My new side gate starts with 3855CC, which I take mean 38-55 Cowboy Carbine.

My 45-70 starts with FFSB??????
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