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aka Test Fire DateHelpHelpThis can be found on the little brown envelope that came with your pistol new. If you don't have the envelope you can call GLOCK, US Inc and they can provide it to you.

KC146* G-17 GEN 2.0 0000-00-00
KC**** G-17 GEN 2.0 1989-11-01 VTD barrel test file date code
KB**** G-17 GEN 2.0 1989-11-01 Austrian proofs
KA902* G-17 GEN 0.0 0000-00-00
KA668US G-17 GEN 0.0 0000-00-00
KA6*** G-17 GEN 0.0 0000-00-00
KA104* G-17 GEN 0.0 0000-00-00
KA1*** G-17 GEN 0.0 0000-00-00
KA057* G-17 GEN 2.0 1989-11-00 My first Glock
KA**** G-17 GEN 0.0 1989-11-01
KA**** G-17 GEN 0.0 0000-00-00
KA**** G-23 GEN 0.0 0000-00-00
JQ**** G-17 GEN 3.0 0000-00-00 cutaway, new serial number window in frame, sent with small trigger guard lock
JQ**** G-19 GEN 2.0 0000-00-00 cutaway, all black internals, 19 on trigger guard, 2 pin, old 3 magazines with no insert
JQ**** G-19 GEN 2.0 1989-11-01 cutaway
JQ**** G-22 GEN 3.0 0000-00-00 cutaway
JQ**** G-23 GEN 3.0 0000-00-00 cutaway, LCI, 3 pin, rail, purchased new November 2005
JQ**** G-23 GEN 3.0 0000-00-00 Cutaway, 3 pin frame, with manual dated January `06 in new style box marked CUTAWAY, 1 HI CAP. Made in Austria. No Glock trademark on bbl, packaged with 1 FML mag. Purchased new on 18 April 08. Slide has slick black overcoating.
JQ**** G-23 GEN 3.0 0000-00-00 3 pin, late style box marked G23 , CUTAWAY, 1 13 on White label, no manual, no cleaning rod. Frame marked Made in Austria over standard Smyrna GA address line. Slide marked Austria. No proof or small G trademark on barrel, barrel marked .40 on top of chamber and ser# on side of chamber only. No small G trademark on rt side of slide behind ejection port. Typical matte finish slide. Polymer sights. No ambi cut on mag, LCI. Purchased new 6/09.
IP**** G-36 GEN 0.0 0000-00-00
IM3225PD G-22 GEN 4.0 0000-00-00
IM3193PD G-22 GEN 0.0 0000-00-00
IM2920 G-22 GEN 4.0 2011-10-13
IM0933PD G-22 GEN 3.0 0000-00-00
IM0836PD G-22 GEN 0.0 0000-00-00
IM0480PD G-22 GEN 3.0 0000-00-00
IM****PD G-22 GEN 4.0 2011-10-13 Blue Label with 3 mags - 5.5lb trigger, Tech was Steve Knight
IA925* G-17 GEN 4.0 2012-02-02
HZ**** G-17 GEN 2.0 1989-11-01
HY455US G-17 GEN 2.0 1989-11-00
HY**** G-17 GEN 2.0 1989-11-01
HY**** G-17 GEN 0.0 0000-00-00
HX**** G-17 GEN 2.0 1989-11-01 VTD date code.
HW841* G-17 GEN 1.0 0000-00-00
HW457US G-17 GEN 2.0 0000-00-00