Originally Posted by c3shooter
Well, I THINK your shotgun was made in 1919. However- I do not THINK that military arms were being Parkerized in 1919- they were blued. Which would indicate at LEAST a rework/ refinish. Which could have included polishing, which could have removed some markings.....
You being very knowledgeable, I was wondering how you were able to narrow it down to a particular year? I definitely agree it being Parkerized was a refinish.