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Good day from a new member/collector. I have a 1903 Model M 32 ACP, #171643 (Type 3, 1914 I believe) The magazine matches the pistol wear, is case hardened (two tone), but no markings on base. If I understand my 'search', it could be correct for this pistol? Thank you and nice to be aboard! Don
 

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Greetings. After digging out my reference book, a couple of questions:

Is the base plate pinned or crimped to the magazine body?

How many witness holes are there, six or seven?
 

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Then it should be circa 1914, just prior to the caliber being marked on the base plate. Supposedly caliber markings started at about ser. # 163000, and the crimped base plate at about ser. # 165000. However, "in the early period changes were not consistent. Magazines will be seen with some features from one period and others from an earlier or later period." HTH
 

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I have a well worn type I. they make great shooters.
Welcome to the forum.
They love pictures here so if you're willing to post some it would be appreciated.
 
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