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You can also check the two-letter date code stamped somewhere on the frame. It might be something like "AE" next to a stag horn symbol which signifies the gun was proofed at the Ulm proof house. Here's the key to decipher the date code:

A = 0
B = 1
C = 2
D = 3
E = 4
F = 5
G = 6
H = 7
I = 8
K = 9

The letter "J" was skipped on purpose. Using this key, the "AE" example I mentioned would be year 2004.
 

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They are the same length. It is the cut of the trigger guard that creates the illusion. On the older models the trigger guard curves upward and forward making the rail shorter. On the newer ones the trigger guard curves more straight up making the rail longer.
 
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