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    Question on Anniston Date Codes

    My understanding is that the ANAD date code for the pistol shown on the left is October 1980. What's the date for the other one? Do these stamps indicate reworks, or just inspections? Thanks! - Bob


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    Pistols that were refurbished at Government arsenals will usually be marked on the frame/receiver with the arsenals initials. These refurbishes could be minor inspections to major overhauls. The one on the right looks to have been through rebuild at Springfield Arsenal previously. The ANAD stamp on it doesn't look complete?
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    So far the CMPicon 1911 has had half marked rebuilds and half not marked as rebuilds so both ways are correct from the Government released 1911"s. This has always been true Gunshow rumors that they were all marked are just not true.

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