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    Firing proofs on a US&S pistol

    Guys, gals, I have a minty US&S pistol, all correct, HS barrel with firing proof, correct inspectors mark, grips, no ordnance stamp, etc.. However, neither the frame or the slide have firing proofs. Anyone run into this before? Thanks for the responses

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    What is the serial number of the pistol? The early US&S pistols were not "P" proofed on the slides and receivers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scott Gahimer View Post
    What is the serial number of the pistol? The early US&S pistols were not "P" proofed on the slides and receivers.
    Scott, the serial number is 1053632, it came with the Kraft box also.

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    1053xxx would not have had "P" proofs from the factory.

    Most "Kraft" boxes seen today are reproduction.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scott Gahimer View Post
    1053xxx would not have had "P" proofs from the factory.

    Most "Kraft" boxes seen today are reproduction.
    Thanks, Scott, all I can say regarding the box is that the serial number of the pistol was written on the box in pencil, it has an extra mag still in the wrap, and the sleeve for the box. I do appreciate your help with the proof issue

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    Can you post some pictures? I'm not familiar with any military boxes having sleeves. Thanks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scott Gahimer View Post
    Can you post some pictures? I'm not familiar with any military boxes having sleeves. Thanks.
    Scott, don’t know how to post on the forum, if you send me a PM with your email address, I could send you pics that way

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigbirdmqt View Post
    don’t know how to post on the forum
    If you send me the pics, I'll post them here for you.
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    Here are the pics of the box so far...
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    That is arsenal packaging, not original factory packaging. The internal box itself may be a WWII box, but more images would be required showing the details of it.
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