The original pistol, as introduced in 1935, and all subsequent variants marked and sold by FN, were labeled High Power. The black paint found on some High Power pistols originated from a French request in 1929-1930.This request was, ironically, not tied to the development of the High Power for the French military, which was ultimately never adopted." Just click the register link on the top left to start.
I strongly suspect that Gabilondo y Cia started a continuous one ascending number system from the point where they adopted the Llama name (early 1930s? "Extra" 9mm Largo - 1940 - 45680 "Extra" 9mm Largo - 1940 - 46306 "Extra" 9mm Largo - 1940 - 46883 Model II - 380 ACP - 1943 - 70989 Model I - 32 ACP - 1943 - 72994 (German GECO marked) Model II - 380 ACP - 1944 - 78290 Model I - 32 ACP - 1944 - 84482 "Extra" 9mm Largo - 1944 - 89123 Model IIIA - 380 ACP - (don't have year handy) - 739813 Here's a start.The serial number is 1471xx which would put it around 2000 after yours. It did not come with a box so I have no idea how it was classified when it originally sold. High Power or Hi-Power: If the gun is marked “Fabrique Nationale,” it is a High Power.You can find the order form and specifications of Colt Manufacturing's archival service here.Visit Glock Perfection Website Here you will find the Glock Talk forums where you can search and chat with individuals who own glocks and can share information with you on finding out "When was your glock made?