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Old 06-21-2012, 15:55   #1
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Glock 19 - 1989 FOP Inaugural Model

I would like to find out any more info on this Glock 19. I have never seen one for sale and little to no info on the Internet about it.

These Glocks were offered as an off-duty weapon to members of the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Dept. in March of 1989, with delivery in August of 1989. It is stamped: "1989 Inaugural Model" with the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) symbol. It has factory night sites. This is when they started carrying Glocks.

I don't think there are very many out there since it was an optional purchase for D.C. police officers.

Any guess on its value?

Thanks.
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Old 06-21-2012, 17:03   #2
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What is the letter code on the pistol?

You covered it up.

Or, if you are not comfortable with posting, go here:
http://www.glocktalk.com/forums/show....php?t=1287557

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Old 06-21-2012, 19:42   #3
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Looks to be in great condition
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Old 06-22-2012, 08:07   #4
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I find it interesting that it does not have Austrian proof marks. Most Glocks from this period would have them.
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Old 06-22-2012, 08:12   #5
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Old 06-22-2012, 09:07   #6
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I find it interesting that it does not have Austrian proof marks. Most Glocks from this period would have them.
I was looking hard for it, too. Hmmm... strange. Maybe not from 1989 after all.
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Old 06-22-2012, 09:47   #7
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I actually have 2 of these Glock 19s. I am not the original owner. I was friends with one of the officers. Some of his co-workers needed money so I picked them up in the early 90s.

The first has Serial # FUxxx which does have the proof marks.

The second has Serial # LZxxx which does not have the proof marks.

Maybe they were manufactured in more than one production run?

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Old 06-22-2012, 09:59   #8
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I actually have 2 of these Glock 19s. I am not the original owner. I was friends with one of the officers. Some of his co-workers needed money so I picked them up in the early 90s.

The first has Serial # FUxxx which does have the proof marks.

The second has Serial # LZxxx which does not have the proof marks.

Maybe they were manufactured in more than one production run?

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From the Serial Number Thread: FUxxx is in the 1989 year range and LZxxx is in the 1990 year range.

ZTD date code on the FUxxx serial decodes to Jun '89 test fire.
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Old 07-19-2012, 17:46   #9
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These pistols were contracted through FOP Lodge #1, Washington, D.C. They are a bit rare, unless you have a connection, like you found. Because they were not ordered by the Dept., I consider these commemoratives, rather than police-agency-marked Glocks, which means, these are actually the first commemoratives Glock ever made (pre-dating the Desert Storm by a couple years).

I did not know there were two separate production runs, but I know there wasn't a huge number made.

As to value, I've been haggling with a retired DC ofcr. who tells me he has 3-4 of these. He thinks they should be worth a couple thousand each, but I'm the only person in 10 years to make him a serious offer, and, let's just say, we're far apart. In another 10 years lots-to-most of these will show up in gunshops in northern VA at reasonable prices. I'm patient.
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