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Old 11-30-2019, 03:38 PM
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US&S markings on dust cover

There is a very used Union Signal & Switch someone is selling. There seems to be a New Jersey marking on the dust cover. He says it an import marking. Any ideas what they are? It has a WW1 slide stop
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Old 11-30-2019, 07:02 PM
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While there is very little of the marking visible in the pics it is almost certainly an importer's mark.
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Old 11-30-2019, 11:14 PM
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Yep. importer marked.
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Old 12-01-2019, 03:13 PM
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A photo of the complete import mark might reveal the importer.
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Old 12-01-2019, 10:08 PM
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I can make out a ''d, NJ'' , so I'm gonna say Navy Arms of Ridgefield NJ. They imported tons of surplus guns from abroad after WWII up till the mid-90's when founder Sam Cummings died.
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Old 12-02-2019, 08:13 AM
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Old 12-02-2019, 09:47 AM
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Well despite the markings, it is still a US&S. Probably went out of the country during the war and had to be marked to get back in through a importer. I believe that silliness stated with the GCA of 1968.
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Old 01-02-2020, 04:30 PM
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another union signal swith

Here is a another early union signal switch someone is selling. is the finish original?
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Old 01-02-2020, 06:55 PM
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Obviously not original.
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Old 01-03-2020, 09:31 AM
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Poor condition pistol. Badly refinished
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Old 01-25-2020, 01:36 AM
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is the one on the first post original finish? Is it worth less than 3k
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Old 01-25-2020, 05:12 AM
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This is what an early one should look like ?

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Old 01-25-2020, 08:00 AM
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Stan,
Very nice thanks for sharing.
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Old 01-25-2020, 08:15 AM
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You did good Stan. Terrific looking early pistol
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Old 01-25-2020, 09:29 AM
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The finger relief cuts look wonky on those US&S's - I guess that's one of the characteristics?
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