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Anyone know what "Sheffield # 20" means? I picked this up today at a gunshow. I will try to post pics later. It's a 4" Commando serial # 3495. Thanks
 

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as usual, you have found another gem ssgunnip. Per Charles Pate "The first revolver from the Commando serial number series that was shipped to the Army was serial number 1747, shipped to the Office of the Chief of Ordnance on November 26, 1942. Commando serial number "1" was assembled on November 12, 1942, and retained in the Colt museum. The first two-inch barreled Commando, serial number 2878, was shipped to the War Department on December 7, 1942"
 

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A good possibility that it was a revolver supplied through the DSC, and marked with the facility and weapon number where it was sent.
There was a defense contractor named the Sheffield Corporation in Dayton, Ohio, that manufactured precision gauges used to check manufactured parts for interchangability.

It is mentioned briefly in this linked article: Home Sweet Home Front: Dayton During World War II
 
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