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Old 01-09-2020, 03:02 PM
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Originally Posted by VASCAR2 View Post
I think the pistol should have an import stamp if in fact delivered to HK PD. If I remember correctly Hong Kong would not have had been completely out of United Kingdom rules or regulations in 92-98. All the firearms Iíve seen shipped from US to UK had UK acceptance stamps. Hopefully someone more knowledgeable will chime in.
I would have expected some sort of marking to confirm export/import as well. Hong Kong did not return to Chinese rule until 1997, so my pistol (manufactured 1992) would have preceded that by a good bit. I tried calling S&W but I was referred to the S&W Historical Foundation. I hate to pay $100 for a letter that simply confirms the pistol was part of an overrun that was sold off to a distributor here in the US.

Howard
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