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I indicated I would post pictures of my USS with the grips removed as I am not sure what is correct. The weapon has no arsenal rebuild cartouche and appears to be correct and in good shape. I bought it in 1976 and have kept it boxed since then. Hopefully Mr. Peppers will be able to tell if the grips are correct.
 

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Thanks, maybe i should try to post the pic of the other side.
 

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I see both types of Keyes grips on US&S pistols. I prefer the no ring around the grip screw type Keyes, as they seem more common on the US&S and more logical to the time. This is especially true on the lower serial numbered guns. The others are probably OK, but they are about a $25 issue if you have to change things to make it look "correct". I may buy a set of the "correct" grips to hedge my bet but not change them. I leave them all alone for the most part.
 

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I agree... the earlier Keyes, non-ring, are typically what you see on most US & S's. From what I see at the shows, they are about double the entry level price of a set of regular production Keyes WWII grips. There was a very tidy set at Louisville in Dec. for $55.-
 

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Nice looking pistol by the way. I can not see all the things we need to see to make sure it is all correct, but it sure looks like a keeper.
 

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What is the serial number of your pistol? I used to have #108XXXX, and it had type 2 Keyes grips (with the rings) on it.
 
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