Glock 19 Gen 3 Manufacture date?

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  1. Eric1911

    Eric1911

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    I recently bought a Glock 19 Gen 3 with 3 mags and no box. I was trying to determine the manufacture date and went to the Glock Research Project. I typed in the number on the side of the barrel "PDB953" and came up with no info on the date. Maybe I'm imputing the information wrong?

    Please let me know if you guys can give me some direction. Below is all the information I can pull off the Glock.

    On the top of the barrel there is the "9x19" marking. Nothing else.
    On the side of the barrel is: PDB953" followed by the Glock symbol followed by "1" and what looks like a forge mark.
    On the frame is under the barrel is "PDB953"

    Again, any help would be appreciated.
     
  2. glockforlife100

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    Another option is to call Glock in Smyrna (1-770-432-1202). You give them the serial number and they will give you the month and year the pistol was manufactured.
     

  3. G19 fan

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  4. MikeG36

    MikeG36 Have Gun Will Travel

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    The research project has one listing with that prefix. Not for a 19 but it has a date that's probably ballpark accurate for what it's worth.

    PDB - G-26 - January 2010

    I checked another source and it has a G19 with a test fire date that matches the above.
     
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  5. G19 fan

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    Where can I find a link to the research project data? Thank you.
     
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    MikeG36 Have Gun Will Travel

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