Guns, Firearms, Projectile Weapon Sports/sako finnbear


Sorry for the mundane question. I looked everywhere I could think of and the serial number isnt there. But thanks anyway. I thought you might give me a place to look.

No apologies needed and I did not consider your question " mundane".

So...... to clarify,  this is a "homework"question due to the amount of time needing invested to even come close to giving a halfway accurate answer and I'm not going to just make a best guess so as to appease you.

The serial numbering system and records for Sako is convoluted at best. Google Sako serial numbers and you will probably find a chart showing similar information as mine. As you will see the numbers are all over the place with many ranges not even listed.


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I can answer questions concerning hand guns, rifles, shotguns and related ammo and ballistics questions. I cannot answer questions concerning paint-ball, airguns, etc. Also any questions related to hunting and/or related firearm useage can be answered. If asking about gun history and/or values please limit your question about one gun at a time. I limit the number of questions to five a day (so I have time to respond to all) and it defeats that purpose if I'm being ask about a half dozen guns or more in just "one" question.


I have over 35 years experience in hunting, shooting sports, and firearm collecting. I am a outdoor skills/hunter education instructor. I am a firearms instructor and have participated in PPC competition for many years in the midwest. I have received training in counter sniper tactics and held a position in said capacity on a police emergency response team. Retired law enforcement professional. I have held a F.F.L. and owned a firearms store for over 10 years. I also am currently the president of a 1400 member conservation organization which oversees shotgun, handgun, and rifle shooting sports.

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