What is the serial number of a Miroku?

What is the serial number of a Miroku?

I have a miroku serial number 576987 is there any chance someone could give me an idea what model it is and how old. There’s no way to tell. Model can be almost figured out from looking at the action, though there seems to be some overlap.

What kind of shotgun is Miroku over under?

Model/configuration – Model Superior Grade Over/Under shotgun, 12, 20, 28, or .410 ga., with 28 inch bbl., and blue finish. Additional Information – select checkered walnut pistol-grip stock with round knob, beaver tail forearm, single-selective trigger, scroll engraving similar to Grade I Browning Superposed.

How can you tell the age of a Miroku?

There’s no way to tell. Model can be almost figured out from looking at the action, though there seems to be some overlap. The age can be fairly close if you look at the proof marks. It’s Pre-1975 if it’s not got letter at the end of the SN denoting the year. Just done the same exercise with mine! You can post now and register later.

Are there any Charles Daly Miroku shotguns left?

Guns only marked “Miroku” and not Charles Daly, Browning, or some other brand, were marketed in Europe and not the U.s. during a time in the history. Blue Book advises they are rare in the U.S., but there’s no unusual interest in them by collectors here.

What are the dimensions of a Miroku Mk38?

The latest Miroku MK38 sticks to those dimensions and it still comes in 30in or 32in barrel lengths with 10mm ventilated top rib. What has changed are the barrels which are now back bored to 18.8mm and fitted with the Browning Invector Plus choke system . So why is the gun called the MK38 Sporter Teague?

What kind of bore does a Miroku have?

The test gun, meantime, has a well machined 10mm parallel rib with machined top surface and narrow centre channel. The end bead is white as is the mid bead (which I would dispense with on a sporter). The Miroku is chambered for 70mm (2 3/4″) loads. Both barrels are marked at 18.7mm for nominal bore. So, it may be described as back-bored.

Which is the best Miroku gun to buy?

And, Of all the Mirokus on offer – and the range is more limited than some manufacturers and probably the better, and cheaper, for it – my favourites are the MK38 30 and 32” guns. They are a good buy in Grade 1 form, and, arguably, an even better deal in Grade 3 (as tested) and beautiful Grade 5 version.

Is the Miroku Classic Doubles made by Winchester?

Classic Doubles was a name used by several people on both sides of the Atlantic .The name was used on Japanese and Italian made guns . I was under the impression that the ones I have seen in the UK were made by Nikko/Winchester rather than Miroku . They were indeed made by Winchester.

Where to find the year of proof on a Miroku shotgun?

To find the year of proof of your (Post 1975) Browning or Miroku shotgun you’ll need to find the Serial Number. On most over and under shotguns this should be situated under the top lever… and on Semi-Autos somewhere on the receiver…