Glock frame mark

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  1. whiteoak

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    I got this Glock and it's got a funny mark on the side can anyone help identify what it's from. It's stamped in the frame and looks like a NR and a data matrix barcode. It's a G17 and it's old maybe gen 2.
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  2. viniglock

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    Austria Mark
     

  3. whiteoak

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    Thanks I guess it's not anything special.
     
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    Butch RetiredDinosaur CLM Millennium Member

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    That's one of the Austrian proof marks. It means the gun was made, fully assembled, and proofed in Austria before being shipped to the US.

    How bout a pic of the whole gun? What's the serial number prefix and date code on the barrel?
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  6. whiteoak

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    Sorry for the Delay Here's a few pictures of the markings.

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    Butch RetiredDinosaur CLM Millennium Member

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    Yup, that's a Gen2, made in November of 1989, and probably imported in December of 89.


    I posted it to the serial number project for ya!
     
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    Wow 1989!! Thanks I was going to run a few hundred rounds through it this weekend.
     
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    the link to the other thread mentioned wiki as a reference, which can be a good start, but can be totally unreliable as well. I was in a graduate class at university and some poor fool used wiki multiple times in a serious paper(we would often be given a minimum # of peer reviewed references to be used) and the poor guy got toasted in front of the whole class,:rofl: would not want to have been in his shoes. But it can at least get you going in the right direction . Proofing has changed over the years, particularly when nitrocellulose based powder came along.