I should have put "HIGH STANDARD USA MODEL HD, it was a typo on my part. In looking through your research files there is another pistol only 20 serial numbers apart (125939) that has the same parkarized barrel and blued frame. I wonder if there is some connection between the two.
Hi John, I recently bought a HD military serial 125959. It came with a magazine that has an "annealed" look to the top half. The frame is polished blue and marked "PROPERTY OF US" on the right front. ... more
Hello Jed, The Model H-D Military was a civilian model introduced after WWII. and had different features than the U.S.A. MODEL H-D. 125,95 shipped to the War Department 9/13/1944. At that point in... more
Hello Jed, They were both originally short barreled fixed sight guns Per Government contract specifications and are now long barrel adjustable sight guns. Both have been modified at some point by... more