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Cody Firearms Records Office

The Cody Firearms Records Office currently provides manufacturing dates and configuration data on Winchester, Marlin, L.C. Smith, Ithaca, Savage, and A.H. Fox firearms using the original factory records held by the Center. DuBiel information may be requested by contacting the Records Office directly.

Factory letters are available to all individuals for a fee based on membership status and are typically mailed four weeks from payment receipt. Quick serial number searches are a Center Firearms Member benefit and are typically e-mailed within 2 business days of request. Learn more about membership.

Will your firearm letter? Take a look at this list of Available Serial Numbers for these manufacturers.
For more detail on our records, and a factory letter order form, click on your manufacturer below.

Factory Letter Info by Manufacturer

Contact the Records Office

Regular Office Hours: Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
By Phone: 307-578-4031
By Fax: 307-461-4138

Assistant Records Specialist Angela Bertalot,
Firearms Records Specialist Jesi Bennett, and Volunteer Garey Mazur.

Firearms Records Office staff
Records Office staff provide additional coverage select gun shows

→ October 29–30: Open to cover Northeast Gun Show in West Springfield, Massachusetts
→ November 12–13: Open to cover Wanenmacher’s Tulsa Arms Show in Tulsa, Oklahoma

→ November 24–25: Records Office closed for Thanksgiving break
→ December 25: Records Office closed for Christmas Day

Become a Firearms Member

Buffalo Bill Center of the West Firearms Members receive free or discounted factory letters as well as some complimentary serial number searches. Member benefit serial number searches do not carry over from member year to member year. Prices for additional letters and searches are based on Firearms Membership commitment level.