Bear recurve bows dating
Prior to 1965, the serial numbers for all Bear bows were started over every month, making these bows almost impossible to date by serial number alone.The "K" series of serial numbers (for example KZ9672) were started in 1970. Patent Mark: Most of the BEAR Bows we have sold the logo and the US Patents printed on it along with the date of CANADA 1953.World in all Colonize bows had a manly medallion of one former shot compound bows of get or another.
Since we have the opportunity to sell a lot of different items through our e Bay Drop Off Store, certain things start to stick out that seem to sell extremely well.
So our initial $ 75.00 Investment at an antique store ended in $ 362.55 in sales.
That was almost a $ 300.00 profit (minus gas and e Bay fees of course).
This serial number works very well for dating Bear Bows from 1965-1969 when the first digit of the serial number is the year of manufacture.
For example, a serial number of 5L212 would be a 1965 Bow.