Jim, thanks for the education, I stand corrected. I wasn't aware that the metallurgy changed so much during production. however when some members are making claims that a 1903A3 would be worth more money with the flip up ladder sights kindof raises a flag somewhere.
I admit now, that I was wrong about the heat treatment however I stand by the rest of my post.
ignore my complete lack of capitalization. I still have no problem correcting your grammar.
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