Don, I took the grips off of my Astra 600s and pulled the grip safety pins. To my surprise, both carry the full serial nmber of the gun. I didn't realize the Spanish were as fastidious about numbering lesser parts. Here are two photos. Thanks for bringing this up.
Today I acquired:
ASTRA 600, #46849 on both slide and frame;
-No grip strap marks;
-No Astra logo;
-Partial ser.#6849 on underside of slide and under lt. grip & #849 on barrel;
-Mag #46849 with electric pencil, spare mag stamped #21249 long ways;
600 / 43 serial number 50102
no astra logo on barrel
no serial number on two mags.
no grip strap marks.
Holster has number 9120 stamped on back of flap and a round, unreadable, ink stamp on the inside of the flap.
5) Yes Full # under left grip,right bottom of slide & on the left side of the grip safety, Last 3 #s located on the bottom of the barrel,right edge of slide stop( partialy visable when pistol Is together) top of extractor ( must be removed to see It) & left top of mag release lever( remove grips to see) no other numbered parts were found during full disassembly.
8) Will try to get pictures some pitures when I have more time
Roger here are the pictures of the numbered mag. release, extractor & slide stop from my Astra 600 # 8759. You will see the slide stop Is oddly numbered 259, the gun Is a vet. bring back or supposed to be & had no signs of being taken apart before so It could be a factory error? does'nt really matter I still like It. Sorry to have taken so long In getting them I had to find time to take the pistol partially back apart hope the photos help Josh
Josh, impossible to know for sure, but the odds of a mismatch being correct on the last two of three digits is pretty low, particularly given the history of your Astra. I really like these as well. Thanks for posting.
Here's info from my pistol;
2. Yes, WaAD20
5. Barrel -351, underside of slide left rear -4351, frame under left grip "Unceta y Compania 4351', barrel also has "PISTPATR08" over crown/P
6. No numbers on mags, Astra Logo on tabs
7. Post war holster marked "LARSEN 1955"
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