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I have worked with a person for 25 years and someone in their family recently died and I was given a 38 Special CTG for helping them with the Estate.

The number on the bottom of the grip is C 117367. Inside the yoke are the following, on top "KO 7," then below that is "24820."

It is in good shape and I just wondered about the history of this gun. I am very proud to have it and really would like to learn more about it.

Thanks for any help.
 

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C 117367 is the correct serial #, it left the factory 1948-51. The #'s on the yoke are now meaningless assembly #'s. It's Military & Police Model, after 1957 re-named Model 10 for steel framed version, Model 12 alloy frame. Note: aluminum frame w/ aluminum cylinder often cracked when shot, some aluminum frames had steel cylinder & are safe.
 

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C 117367 likely shipped sometime in mid-1950.

I think the gun is too early and you don't have to worry about the aluminum issue Injunbro mentioned; prototypes of the Airweight did not appear until later 1951 and are so marked.
 
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