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Percussion revolver date codes

Bill HansenBill Hansen Member Posts: 2 ✭✭
Does anyone have a web address for a list of the two letter date codes stamped on the right side of most percussion revolver reproductions?

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  • firstharmonicfirstharmonic Member Posts: 1,057 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    if it is an Italian replica, there will be a box somewhere on it with two letters or roman numerals. these will date the revolver.
    1945 1 1981 AH
    1946 2 1982 AI
    1947 3 1983 AL
    1948 4 1984 AM
    1949 5 1985 AN
    1950 6 1986 AP
    1951 7 1987 AS
    1952 8 1988 AT
    1953 9 1989 AU
    1954 X 1990 AZ
    1955 XI 1991 BA
    1956 XII 1992 BB
    1957 XIII 1993 BC
    1958 XIV 1994 BD
    1959 XV = BE
    1960 XVI 1995 BF
    1961 XVII 1996 BH
    1962 XVIII 1997 BI
    1963 XIX 1998 BL
    1964 XX 1999 BM
    1965 XXI 2000 BN
    1966 XXII 2001 BP
    1967 XXIII 2002 BS
    1968 XXIV 2003 BT
    1969 XXV 2004 BU
    1970 XXVI 2005 BZ
    1971 XX7 2006 CA
    1972 XX8 2007 CB?
    1973 XX9 2009 CC?
    1974 XXX 2010 CD
    1975 AA
    1976 AB
    1977 AC
    1978 AD
    1979 AE
    1980 AF

    You will notice that there are two columns of date codes that should be separated but are not. Sorry about that but I'm sure that you can deal with it.
  • ken44-40ken44-40 Member Posts: 201 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    Here the date codes and more:

    https://store.bluebookinc.com/Info/PDF/POWDER/MBPProofmarks.pdf

    2010 is CF and 2011 is CH

    FM
  • navc130navc130 Member Posts: 1,187 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    Gentlemen, very interesting and useful information. Thank you.
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