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What was surprising was that it stayed at 2.50 for the next 6 days.
Copper Coin - 1959Aluminum - 1960-1961Pewter - 1962Brass - 1963 - 1970Nickel-Silver - 1971-1972All coins were flush with the wood until 1972.
The "K" series of serial numbers (for example Kz9672) were started in 1970.2.
Patent Mark: Most of the Bear Bows we have sold have the logo and the Us Patents printed on it along with the date of Canada 1953.
In 1959, the Kodiak special removed the leather grip and in 1961 the Kodiak did the same, as well as the Grizzly in 1964.6.
The Coin Medallion: starting in 1959 all Bear bows had a coin medallion of one type of metal or another.
Posted by Wade Phillips (Member # 5312) on : Hopefully this updated draft list satisfies collectors' numerous requests for information about identifying Bear Grizzly bows.
As additional information surfaces, it will be copied and added here on the first page of this thread so we all have a quick & easy reference Grizzly Static Recurve, Single Shelf, Leather Rest Wedged Under Leather Grip, 621949 & 1950 - Woven Glass Back, Alum Lamination under Walnut or Cherry on Belly (1949 & 1950 difference explained below first image)1951 Blond Glass on Back, Alum Lamination under Cherry on Belly1952 Blond Glass on Back & Belly1953 Red/Orange Glass on Back & Belly Early 1949 Grizzly bows had one of two types of rectangular specification water transfer decals that were inscribed with each bows individual specifications.We decided to break this up into 3 dissimilar auctions and started all three at .99.The results of the auctions are listed at the end of this article.-----------------------------------------------------Dating Your Fred Bear Bow There are some features and changes that were made to the bear bows over the years that will help narrow the age of your bow or your potential investment.1.Although different in size & recorded information, both types of specification decals are yellow with a brown boarder.Below - The earliest known specification decal on a 1949 Grizzly designates the LBS (draw weight) and NO. 104, in the johnnyrazorhead collection as shown in the image below Below - The second, and not as rare, early 1949 Grizzly specification decal designates the bows PULL (draw weight), LENGTH, and NO. This smaller 1/2 x 3/4 rectangular water transfer, specification decal was first used on the pre-Grizzly Bear bows, in 1948, known to collectors as Transition Bows, and then was later used on perhaps 2,000 or more of the 1949 Grizzly bows as shown below.If you are looking to price your bow I would propose first logging into your e Bay catalogue and do a Completed Auction quest on the normal keywords that match your bow, i.e.