Barrel - Address Stamps

Find your gun's address stamp among the images below - and verify its serial number and model type from the table that appears to the right.
1 - hover mouse over address images to see table of occurrences for each address type - shown to the right (allow time for image to display)
2 - mouse-click on address images to view large scale version

Early "No Finial" Type

Left Hand; No Finials; comma after ADDRESS; line under L (SamL); dot between NEW and YORK.

As above, but Right Handed.

Bracket Finials (Type 1)

Right Handed; No comma after ADDRESS; fading line under L (SamL); hyphen between NEW and YORK; type 1 bracket finials.

As above, but Left Handed.

Dash Finials

Left Handed; dot after ADDRESS; faint line under L (SamL); hyphen between NEW and YORK.

Right Handed; no dot after ADDRESS; no line under L (SamL); dot between NEW and YORK.

Bracket Finials (Type 2)

Right Handed; hyphen between NEW and YORK; no dot after ADDRESS; no line under L (SamL); type 2 bracket finials

Right Handed; no hyphen between NEW and YORK; no line under L (SamL); type 2 bracket finials.

Hartford

Right Handed; no dot after ADDRESS; line under L (SamL); dash finials; many minor variations, due to damage to stamp, and variable application.

1 Line New York

Right Handed; no dot after ADDRESS; line under L (SamL); hyphen between NEW and YORK; no finials; words "US AMERICA" added; all on one line.

London Address Stamps

Hand stamped on 2 lines; left handed only; line under L (SamL).

Engraved on 1 line; mainly left handed - no right handed ones sighted by J & W although they are believed to exist; no finials; double quotes under L (SamL); dots after COLT and LONDON.

Engraved on 1 line; believed to exist in both left and right handed versions; double quotes under N (ColN); dots after COLT and LONDON.

Engraved on 1 line; could occur in both left and right handed - ser#127 is left handed, ser#115 has same address but direction unknown; dot after COLT and LONDON.

Engraved; 1 left handed sighted (#185); others unknown.

Colon after COL; dot after ADDRESS; dot after LONDON; short finials (long also seen); no leaves.

Dot after COL, ADDRESS, COLT, and LONDON; short finials (long also seen) with leaves.

Curly leaf style; dot after COL; no dots after ADDRESS or LONDON.