56” 1959 Kodiak - Serial Numbers

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56” 1959 Kodiak - Serial Numbers

Post by Wade Phillips » Sun Jan 31, 2010 12:32 pm

Record your 56" 1959 Kodiak Serial Numbers on this thread. Post any photographs or numbers that you have, that your friends have, or that you may know of from auctions. I will keep this list at the top of the thread updated as additional serial numbers are posted. Started the list with the nine 56" that I have photographs of or have in the collection.

Don't forget to post if RH or LH, any unusual characteristics and the sight window wood type. Who knows another Maple sight window may turn up, or even a Dark Rosewood or a Bubinga sight window...

The serial number sequence for the 56" 1959 Kodiak is as follows..

A = First A is designation for 56" 1959 Kodiak
A = Second A is designation for the series, second A would change to B, then C, etc..
000 = number of bow in the series, e.g. 001 through 999.

It should be interesting to see what serial numbers are known and if any out of sequence numbers might exist for 56" 1959 Kodiaks.

1959 56” - AA034 - 45# - - - - - - Purpleheart SW - RH - Bjorn
1959 56" - AA039 - 48# - - - - - - Purpleheart SW - RH - John
1959 56” - AA045 - 51# - - - - - - Purpleheart SW - RH - Wade
1959 56" - AA049 - 55 # - - - - - - Purpleheart SW - RH - Chris
1959 56” - AA054 - 45# - - - - - - Purpleheart SW - RH - eBay 8-27-05 - 7177979655
1959 56” - AA105 - 18# @ 24" - - Maple SW- - - - - RH - Wade
1959 56” - AA123 - 45# @ 26" - - Purpleheart SW - RH - Wade, Floyd Eccleston's w/ Factory Compass
1959 56” - AA200 - 46# - - - - - - Purpleheart SW - LH - Wade
1959 56" - AA369 - 50# - - - - - - Purpleheart SW - RH - Swampwalker
1959 56” - AA521 - 50# @ 26" - - Purpleheart SW - LH - eBay 8-23-09 - 7178270089
1959 56" - AA560 - 44# @ 26" - - Purpleheart SW - RH - Gary
1959 56” - AA697 - 55# - - - - - - Purpleheart SW - RH - Bill
1959 56" - AA704 - 47# @ 26" - - Purpleheart SW - RH - eBay 7-23-09 - 320399688547
1959 56" - - - - - -- 33# @ 28" - - Purpleheart SW - RH - eBay 3-09-05 - 7139810339
1959 56" - Display- 57# - - - - - - Purpleheart SW - RH - Tom to Bill
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Re: 56” 1959 Kodiak - Serial Numbers

Post by bjorn » Sun Jan 31, 2010 6:06 pm

1959 56” - AA034 - 45# - - - - - - Purpleheart SW - RH

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Re: 56” 1959 Kodiak - Serial Numbers

Post by John D Kabisa » Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:03 pm

I've got AA039 56",48# purple-heart sight window.RH

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Re: 56” 1959 Kodiak - Serial Numbers

Post by bowdoc » Mon Feb 01, 2010 6:33 am

I gotta wait until it gets day light so I can see I have one in my shop we can add bd

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Re: 56” 1959 Kodiak - Serial Numbers

Post by macclare » Mon Feb 01, 2010 8:04 am

AA560 44@26" purple heart

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Post by macclare » Mon Feb 01, 2010 8:06 am

The AA560 44#@26 is also right hand

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Post by Trap » Mon Feb 01, 2010 8:22 am

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Post by Wade Phillips » Mon Feb 01, 2010 3:25 pm

Bjorn, John, Gary, - Thanks for posting your 56" Kodiak Serial Numbers.

I have updated the list at the top of the thread.

We have 11 recorded right now. I have contacted several others guys who have 56" Kodiaks and encouraged them to email the numbers to me or post them here.

We should be able to double the number on the list before long.
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Post by bowdoc » Tue Feb 02, 2010 6:36 am

crap I'am still waiting for it to get day light so I can go outside.OK I got busy yesterday and forgot to get the number I'll try for later today bd

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Post by John D Kabisa » Tue Feb 02, 2010 10:27 am

I thought there was a request for pics of the 56" 1959 Kodiaks being documented but I don't see it now.But since I took the time to take some pics,download them,re-size them,and write this post,you're going to see mine whether you want to or not. :lol:
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Post by Wade Phillips » Tue Feb 02, 2010 11:29 am

These three RH 56" 1959 Kodiaks are at the Arsenal.

The riser fade out lengths vary a little.

The Little Rascal got a feather rest and beat up strike plate late last night.

I'll be looking for an original 5-line 59-60 strike plate for him... lets see who might have some 5-liners, new in the original package, and what might they need for one ??? The name escapes me at the moment...
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Post by bowdoc » Wed Feb 03, 2010 7:44 am

Wade I know where those strike plates went you know not much slips by bd in our tiny little world of bow collecting.LR would deserve one for sure.I'll get that serial number off the 56" at some point bd

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Re: 56” 1959 Kodiak - Serial Numbers

Post by TimberlineX » Thu Feb 18, 2010 6:41 pm

1959 Kodiak - 56” - AA697 - 55# - Purpleheart - RH - Bill
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Re: 56” 1959 Kodiak - Serial Numbers

Post by swampwalker » Fri Dec 31, 2010 7:30 pm

1959 Kodiak 56"-AA369 50# RH Possibly purpleheart, I'm not sure. :D

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Re: 56” 1959 Kodiak - Serial Numbers

Post by adirondackbear » Sun Feb 13, 2011 10:46 am

AA049 55 # purple heart RH

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Re: 56” 1959 Kodiak - Serial Numbers

Post by lure100 » Thu Mar 03, 2011 8:31 pm

ive got a 1960 56" kodiak serial # AA 835.

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Post by Wade Phillips » Thu Mar 03, 2011 9:49 pm

lure100 wrote:ive got a 1960 56" kodiak serial # AA 835.
What color are the tip overlays and the Riser overlays? Do you know what type of wood is in the sight window? Is this bow for sale or trade?
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Re: 56” 1959 Kodiak - Serial Numbers

Post by cvarchery » Mon Mar 07, 2011 9:20 pm

Hi Guy's There's a 59 Kodiak for sale on fleabay right now , It's a 60" #50lb seems pretty nice, looking for some feedback, is it worth what there asking? Thanks Ron

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Post by JavelinaHink » Wed Mar 16, 2011 12:26 pm

1959 56” - DISPLAY - 57# - - - - - - Purpleheart SW - RH - Tom to Bill
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Re: 56” 1959 Kodiak - Serial Numbers

Post by Wade Phillips » Mon Mar 28, 2011 2:22 pm

Bill -

Got your 56" "Display" recorded...
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Re: 56” 1959 Kodiak - Serial Numbers

Post by Dave » Fri Sep 30, 2011 8:24 am

Wade,

Recently acquired the 56 in. 1959 Kodiak from Swampwalker. Serial Number AA369 stamped with a 22.

Also have a 56 in. 1960 Kodiak, RH with PH sight window, serial number AA 835. Pics posted on Trad Gang and on this website. This bow is already listed on your thread under LURE. I recently purchased it from him. Here is a link to open.
http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/k64 ... 1316110437

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