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AFAIK, The receiver cannot be dated by SN, but the bbl can, AND hopefully the bbl is original to the receiver.
fit=480,360" class="aligncenter size-medium wp-image-142" title="e7fc" src="https://i2com/ resize=300,225" alt="Date letter code" srcset="https://i2com/ Remington started numbering Nylon rifles in 1967 starting with #40000-419011. The serial numbers were located on the bottom of the barrel, below and just back a bit from the front sight.
1-800-243-9700 is Remington's customer service number. Work down the phone tree until you reach a real person. Is marked with the Remington Arms of Ilion New York address.
Give them the Serial Number and they'll give you the born on date. Looks like it may have had a gold wash in the lettering. Follower is blued too, seems to me that they are usually in the shinny white. I too just acquired a 410 870 wing master with enhanced engraving.
With a classic look that hasn't changed much since 1955, it can be difficult at first glance to determine the age of a Remington 572 BDL Fieldmaster.
While the company has varied the gun slightly through the years -- such as the 150th Anniversary edition in 1966 -- the easiest way to tell its age is by decoding the serial number on the left side of the rifle barrel.