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M2HB wrote at 2010-10-24 03:59:10
Mike is correct.  You will notice the "S" appears to have a slightly different font.  Also, most fake Medalists didn't have the dry fire mechanism.  All Challenger framed Medalists with the "S" that I have seen were made in 1963.

William E Bliss wrote at 2011-01-23 02:50:53
I also have a Browning Medalist 22 with the letters U3S following the serial number and the S does not look like the same font  

D wrote at 2013-10-09 11:44:41
Why doesnt someone forward this to Browning so they can answer the question as well they were positively sure i was in possesion of a Challenger??

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