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Different 12-21-2004 09:52 PM

Armscorp and Fulton Armory rifles born on date database
Please post the month and year your Armscorp or Fulton Armory receiver / rifle was made at the factory. Use the date it was ordered from or delivered to your FFL or any documentation provided by Armscorp or Fulton Armory.

Serial No. Month/Year

A00966 1987 rifle
A00303X early 1988 receiver
A00305X early 1988 receiver
A003095 06/88 delivered receiver
A003207 10/87 delivered receiver
A003283 02/88 delivered receiver
A003309 02/88 delivered receiver
A003337 02/88 delivered receiver
A00391X 04/89 purchased
A004280 06/89 delivered receiver
A005039 08/90 delivered receiver
A005589 1989 purchased receiver
A0070XX 03/92 purchased
0071XX 01/91 purchased
007250 08/91 purchased receiver
10370 05/94 delivered receiver
10451 04/93 manufactured
10646 09/94 delivered receiver
115XX 07/94 manufactured as complete rifle
1157X manufactured as complete rifle
15XXX 05/99 purchased receiver
151XX 05/99 purchased
1577X receiver only?
15906 01/00 manufactured
1622X standard receiver only
1623X standard receiver only
16317 04/06 purchased receiver
16633 07/02 purchased receiver only
1664X 07/02 purchased receiver only
16950 to 17025 ~ 12/02 to 07/03 manufactured
1708X 11/03 purchased
17096 12/03 purchased barreled receiver
1728X 07/06 purchase lugged XM25 receiver
17283 07/06 purchase non-lugged XM25 receiver
17396 05/06 barreled receiver
17498 10/06 purchased receiver only
17615 01/08 manufacture
17617 01/08 manufacture (estimated) sold as a receiver
17626 01/08 purchased as a barreled receiver
17674 02/08 manufacture sold as a receiver
17675 02/08 manufacture sold as a receiver
17676 02/08 manufacture sold as a receiver
17677 02/08 manufacture sold as a receiver - last receiver produced
DMR03XX rear lugged receiver only
MALONEY 10/93 personal rifle of Charles W. Maloney
TFL001 TO TFL250 2007 sold as receivers (known serial numbers: 001 through 081, 084, 085, 088, 089, 095, 097, 099 through 101, 105, 111, 113, 120 through 123, 130, 137, 158, 164, 171, 172, 176, 177, 193, 194, 222, 225, 226, 230, and 236)
WTA001 to WTA013 07/06 shipped to WTA sold as receivers

FA0101 to FA0110 ~ 02/03 to 04/03 manufactured
FA00240 11/03 purchased
FA0550 08/05
FA00701 12/06 delivered

coulter6 12-22-2004 07:08 PM

I bought a used Armscorp that came with the original purchase receipt, but I can't tell by the receipt if it was sold new or used though.

A0070XX 3/22/92

Different 12-22-2004 07:12 PM

coulter6, thanks. Based on what little I do know about the Armscorp receivers, that receipt sounds like the original purchase date. Okay, we'll go with that and modify later on if need be. I suspect Armscorp pretty much made receivers to order. Correct me if I'm wrong, please.

T-man 12-22-2004 07:54 PM

Bought my Arnscorp bare receiver from GPC on 4/27/04.
M14 NM Ser # 1701X. No telling how long it was in stock.

Paladin 12-24-2004 05:27 AM


Originally Posted by Different
coulter6, thanks. Based on what little I do know about the Armscorp receivers, that receipt sounds like the original purchase date. Okay, we'll go with that and modify later on if need be. I suspect Armscorp pretty much made receivers to order. Correct me if I'm wrong, please.

I don't know why some s/n have an "A" prefix, but mine is just "0071xx", purchased Jan '91. Heel is marked "US RIFLE", then "7.62 MM M14".

Don't some Armscorp say "NM" instead? The lugged ones, maybe?


Different 12-24-2004 05:11 PM

Yes, some Armscorp receivers are marked M14 NM and others are marked M21.

Tommo 12-25-2004 08:13 AM

Armscorp # 10451 Manufactured on 04/25/93

Phil McGrath 12-31-2004 10:52 PM

I have no idea when mine was made I picked it up used #11692 aslo marked NM.

gas_gunner 12-31-2004 11:03 PM

16633 purchased on 7/28/02 and returned to Armscorp
1664x purchased on 7/29/02


GeoffM24 01-03-2005 01:19 PM

I have number 1580X
and number 1670X

I was told 15,80X was "preban" but it does not look like it based on what I have seen here. 16,70X was a reciever that was sitting around since who knows when at the shop but I bought it in Oct of 2004.

Any truth to the rumors Armscorp produced some special and out of sequence serial numbers?

Different 01-03-2005 04:45 PM

Springfield Armory, Inc., Maunz Mfg., and Smith Enterprise, Inc. issued custom serial numbers back in the 1980s. It's possible that Armscorp USA also issued custom serial numbers but I don't have any first hand witness knowledge or photograhic evidence of that, yet.

50 cal 01-07-2005 04:13 PM

Armscor NM #151xx, purchased 5/93 from Sarco.

Big Bore Lover 01-09-2005 02:14 PM

1050X and not sure of the date but kinda thinkin I beat Tommo out on the auction for it. Sorry if its you guy. Its clean, and appears to have never had a tube screwed into it. Hopefully Armscorp can give me an actual date.

GeoffM24 01-12-2005 05:37 AM

OK we are missing something here!

How can 15k rifles be 93-94 and 16k rifles be almost 10 years older?

2ifbyC 01-13-2005 03:57 AM

Just received SN 151XX. I have no idea when it was made/purchased.

I did note that the lettering was shallow. Is this common?

GeoffM24 01-18-2005 06:33 AM

My 15K is SUPER shallow in terms of lettering, my 16K is much deeper.

2ifbyC 01-18-2005 09:54 AM


Thanks for the info. :D My lettering is quite shallow also. I have to get the light just right for my old eyes. Still love her though!

JeffJ 02-01-2005 12:01 PM

Received 17k from sarco, rear site holes drilled incorrectly, Sarco says all the ones they have are like is going back...
Anyone else have them in stock?

Tuscan Son 02-12-2005 11:03 AM

Purchased 1708X directly from Armscorp 11/03. And made a mighty fine rifle. Medium grey parkerized color.

BTW, It only likes TRW & Winchester op rods. Won't have anything to do with any other kind. 8)


Edited to correct purchase date of 11/03. :oops:

Different 02-13-2005 10:08 AM


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