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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 to six weeks from payment receipt. Quick serial number searches are a Center Firearms Member benefit and are typically e-mailed within 2 to 5 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 former Volunteer Garey Mazur.

Firearms Records Office staff
Records Office staff provide additional coverage for select gun shows
2024 Schedule

→ March 15–17: Attending Baltimore Antique Gun Show, Timonium, MD ←
→ March 22–24: Attending Dakota Territory Gun Collections Show, Sioux Falls, SD ←
→ April 5–7: Office open to support Wanenmacher’s Tulsa Gun Show, 7 a.m.–3 p.m. MDT ←
→ May 17–19: Attending Colorado Gun Collectors Show, Greeley, CO ←
→ July 11–14: Attending Winchester Arms Collectors Show, Cody, WY ←
→ September 20–22: Attending (tentative) Ohio Gun Collectors Show, Wilmington, OH ←
→ October 18–20: Attending (tentative) Texas Gun Collectors Show, Denton, TX ←
→ November 8–10: Attending (tentative) Wanenmacher’s Tulsa Gun Show, Tulsa, OK ←

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.

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