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Old 08-11-2017, 02:39 PM
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I just purchased a 12-2 two inch dated to 1972. It has the correct non-diamond grips numbered to the revolver. The question is, on both halves the letters "KAS" are stamped. Just wondering if this is an inspectors stamp or something else.

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The Model 12 was an aluminum alloy K size frame. But the dimensions of the grip frame were slightly different than the steel K frame, so this frame was called by S&W the KA Frame. The stamp you asked about is KA Frame, Square Butt (hence, KAS).
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