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Does anyone have the production years for the “dash” variations of the model 10?

In other words from when to when was the no dash model 10 made? What about the 10-1? 10-2? And so on.

I’m mostly interested in the 10-6, I have read some sources that say they were made starting in 1962, and others that say they were a late 70’s thing, still others saying the mid 50’s, which is it?

Also how many dashes were there? I heard the last was the 10-14, is that right?
 

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The 10-6 was made from 1962 until 1977. It was preceded by the 10-3, and super-ceded by the 10-8. As you can see below, engineering changes were for the Heavy barrel variant and others for the standard barreled version

10
1957
Introduction
10-1
1959
Heavy barrel introduced
10-2
1961
Change extractor rod thread for standard barrel
10-3
1961
Change extractor rod thread for heavy barrel, change front sight width from 1/10" to 1/8"
10-4
1962
Eliminate trigger-guard screw on standard barrel frame
10-5
1962
Change sight width from 1/10" to 1/8" on standard barrel
10-6
1962
Eliminate trigger-guard screw on heavy-barrel frame
10-7
1977
Change gas ring from yoke to cylinder for standard barrel
10-8
1977
Change gas ring from yoke to cylinder for heavy barrel
10-9
1988
Replace yoke retention system, radius stud package, floating hand hammer nose bushing for standard barrel
10-10
1988
Replace yoke retention system, radius stud package, floating hand hammer nose bushing for heavy barrel
10-11
1997
MIM hammer/trigger and floating firing pin for standard barrel
10-12
1997
MIM hammer/trigger + floating firing pin for heavy barrel
10-13
2002
Limited production 1899 commemorative edition
10-14
2002
Internal lock added
10-14
2010
Discontinued
10-14
2012
Reintroduced as part of the Classic Line
 

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The 10-6 was made from 1962 until 1977. It was preceded by the 10-3, and super-ceded by the 10-8. As you can see below, engineering changes were for the Heavy barrel variant and others for the standard barreled version

10
1957
Introduction
10-1
1959
Heavy barrel introduced
10-2
1961
Change extractor rod thread for standard barrel
10-3
1961
Change extractor rod thread for heavy barrel, change front sight width from 1/10" to 1/8"
10-4
1962
Eliminate trigger-guard screw on standard barrel frame
10-5
1962
Change sight width from 1/10" to 1/8" on standard barrel
10-6
1962
Eliminate trigger-guard screw on heavy-barrel frame
10-7
1977
Change gas ring from yoke to cylinder for standard barrel
10-8
1977
Change gas ring from yoke to cylinder for heavy barrel
10-9
1988
Replace yoke retention system, radius stud package, floating hand hammer nose bushing for standard barrel
10-10
1988
Replace yoke retention system, radius stud package, floating hand hammer nose bushing for heavy barrel
10-11
1997
MIM hammer/trigger and floating firing pin for standard barrel
10-12
1997
MIM hammer/trigger + floating firing pin for heavy barrel
10-13
2002
Limited production 1899 commemorative edition
10-14
2002
Internal lock added
10-14
2010
Discontinued
10-14
2012
Reintroduced as part of the Classic Line
That is fantastic, thankyou! I was all over the internet trying to find a chart like that and was drawing a complete blank.
 
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