Usually by looking up the serial number.
AnswerFor the Taurus firearm go here;http://www.taurususa.com/find-model.cfmIn answer to your question: How can I look up a serial number for a Winchester gun? . There is a web page that will I am sure be of help to you. It has info on both Winchester & Browning gun's of all make's. It is Winchester.com,I hope that it will be of help to you. Good Luck.
Since you did not provide the serial number, here are some options: Call Colt with the sn and they will tell you. Go to the Colt webiste, they have a serial number search function. The Blue Book of Gun Values has sn data that you can look up.
Ask your local police to run it.
You find a published list of serial numbers for the maker.
You find a book with serial number information and look it up. You find a book with serial number information and look it up.
Look up the serial number.
If data has been published, you look it up.
You will need to call Colt
If data has been published, yes.
1 - find serial number on weapon 2- find book with serial number data for weapon you have.
IF YOU CAN REMOVE THE HANDLE THE SERIAL NUMBER SHOULD BE THERE. YOU CAN TAKE THE GUN TO YOUR LOCAL POLICE DEPARTMENT AND HAVE THE GUN REGISTERED OR SEE IF THEY HAVE A PROGRAM WERE THEY BUY THE GUN.
If sn data has been published, you can look it up.
Get the serial number Get a book on the comapany that has Serial Number data or a book that has serial number data, i.e., Blue Book of Gun Values.