HK Date Codes

HK pistols use a two letter date code to identify the year of manufacture.

A – 0
B – 1
C – 2
D – 3
E – 4
F – 5
G – 6
H – 7
I – 8
K – 9 (J is only used in magazine date codes)

This USP Full Size .40S&W has a date code of KH putting its manufacture year at 1997

USP Date Code

This p30 is much newer with a date code of BD putting its manufacture year at 2013.

Date Code HK p30


11 thoughts on “HK Date Codes”

  1. My VP9 does not have the letter codes. I bought it “new” this year but I wonder about the date of manufacture.

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