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I have a 38 S & W Special. Number on bottom of is 187J93.

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I have a 38 S & W Special. Number on bottom of butt is 187J93. Number on left side of butt and on hinge of chamber is 28420. Left side also has G 3 stamped. Right side has Z in a circle and E in a triangle. When was this gukn made? Thank you for any assistance you might provide. - Jack
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Firearms
Expert:  Philip Van Cleave replied 1 year ago.

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Do you know the manufacturer of the gun? Any patent dates listed?

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