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Old 01-12-2017, 10:34 PM
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Hi guys,

I have a Model 63 no dash serial number afz 1086. Can someone date this for me?

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Old 01-12-2017, 11:07 PM
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A 63 no dash should have an M prefix.

Does it have a pinned barrel?

If it is a no-dash with the AFZ prefix that would probably put it about 1981.

The AFZ prefix isn't listed in the SCSW 3rd edition.
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A 63 no dash should have an M prefix.

Does it have a pinned barrel?

If it is a no-dash with the AFZ prefix that would probably put it about 1981.

The AFZ prefix isn't listed in the SCSW 3rd edition.
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Although not specifically listed, the range falls in the 1986 time frame. It actually falls within the range of a 63-1 as it is not pinned, which were discontinued in 1982. I'm guessing the -1 just didn't get stamped.

Errors do happen, see this post, Missing roll mark
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Ok good info!

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Am in possession of at least 5 model 63's.

Most recent purchase is a 63, No Dash, serial ABC001x.
So they do exist. Am guessing this one to be around
1982-83, give or take??
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