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  1. #1
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    Default M44 Serial number

    I just got a 1944 M44 carbine and there is an MB before the serial number, does this have any meaning

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    Just part of the serial number. Nothing unusual.
    Duh! Winning!!!

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    They went to an Alpha-Numeric S/N system in 1937 or 1938. They are two letters from the Cryllic alphabet. Denny

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    Thanks for the info, the receiver has the MB and the serial #, the buttplate, bolt and magazine cover are marked with the serial number with no MB

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    Many refirbs were restamped this way.

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