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Old 02-11-2020, 05:27 PM
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OK, I have my Bangor Punta box end label for a new (to me) 15-3 almost figured out (and I have the SCSW 4th Edition...but just can't find the explanation!)

Center of label, "SPECIAL FEATURES"... what does F457 mean?
If it's in the catalog, please point me to the pages...my eyes are bleary from looking!


Everything else on the label is easy to decipher.
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It could possibly be put on by a gun shop for inventory. A shop I go to put on a round orange sticker on the label with their inventory number.
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Never seen anything like that before. My guess is that it is not important, and some shop internal code
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A picture of the box label may be helpful.
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It could possibly be put on by a gun shop for inventory. A shop I go to put on a round orange sticker on the label with their inventory number.
That's what I'm thinking. Mostly because, written next to it in a different colored ink is $289.00
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Everything is identified except this F457 text in the SPECIAL FEATURES box.
MODEL NO. 15-3 Just a typical 15-3
FIN B Blue
BARREL 4 4" Barrel
STOCK TS Target stocks
TH Check Mark
TT Check mark

INS B Inspector
PKR 3 Packer
SPECIAL FEATURES F457 I have no idea what this means, nor can I find it ti my Standard Catalog of S&W

SER NO 6K38xxx
FRONT SIGHT RR Red Ramp
WO Check mark White Outline (rear sight)
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Here are some boxes that I should have posted with my reply.(A duh moment for sure)
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Can you post a picture. That may shed some light on the issue.
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