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Old 03-12-2012, 12:01 AM
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Default Model 10-5 Date Of Manufacture?

Purchased a Model 10-5 2 Inch Blued Revolver with a serial #D98XX from a close friend and was curious about the date of manufacture? Any help on this would be greatly apreciated in advance Thanks Winchester66
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Old 03-12-2012, 12:41 AM
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I don't think that you have enough numbers in the serial number. A Model 10-5 with a D-serial number of 6 digits, starting D89XXXX would be 1976-1977.

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Old 03-12-2012, 08:22 AM
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The Model 10-5 started in 1962 and the "D" letter prefix started in late 1967 at D1. Serial number D98XX would likely be 1968.

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