date for hawkens

Discussion in 'Blackpowder & Musket' started by jdjack64, Dec 15, 2009.

  1. jdjack64

    jdjack64 New Member

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    i have a thomson .50 cal. hawkens serial #k251476 can anyone please help me to find the date it was manufactured
     
  2. c3shooter

    c3shooter Administrator Staff Member

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    Call Thompson Center Customer Service- 603-332-2333.
     

  3. Hawg

    Hawg Active Member

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    The K prefix means it was a kit.
     
  4. tdperry

    tdperry New Member

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    Good luck. The records were destroyed so they (T/C) won't be able to tell you anything. I called trying to find out when mine was made (serial # 49000). I'm guessing it was made in the 70's since it's so low.
     
  5. hotrodz32

    hotrodz32 New Member

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    The first Hawkens were released for sale in Aug 1970 I purchased mine new in 1975 # 70xxx so yours probably 73 or 74