With the addition of the large capacity .378 Weatherby Magnum a new action type was warranted so the Brevex Magnum Mauser action was added.A little later the FN Sako Mauser actions were added to action types used by Weatherby to build his rifles.Not able to locate the date of manufacture for your Colt firearm?Well we did some digging and found that Colt offers an archival service for a moderate fee to locate all records of your original Colt shipment.Weatherby's first break with Mauser actions came in 1956 when he commissioned the Danish firm of Schultz & Larsen to build 378 Weatherby Magnums utilizing their Model 54 bolt action.This action was very stout and featured four rear locking lugs.Company headquarters is in the northern San Luis Obispo County town of Paso Robles, California.
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How to search for your firearm or gun date of creation or manufacture via it's serial number.
There is unfortunately no one stop shop for this task but hopefully with the help of this lense you will be able to find your firearm by manufacturer below and follow their link in order to track your weapon.
They provide every spec about the gun, who is was shipped to, when it was shipped, and even how many other firearms were shipped at the same time as yours.
You can find the order form and specifications of Colt Manufacturing's archival service here.