I don't think your grips are Hogues or copies of them. They look like mine (not the best pic to show grips), and IIRC they came from Brownells several years ago. Don't recall the brand, but may still have the info somewhere, will take a look.
Someone posted here on the forum that they were in stock, inexpensive, and gave contact info. Myself and many others took advantage of it...
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After comparing the grips with the Hogues and all your photos of Siles, I’ve concluded they’re neither. If you look at the cutout around the decocker, it’s quite different. It exposes a lot more of the lever than the Hogue or Siles. Also, looks like the Siles have a textured backstrap and these are smooth. I believe they’re probably knock-offs that are made in Thailand. In the end, it doesn’t really matter, as I’ve changed them for Hogue G10’s. Had to go with the checkered, as the European Piranhas have been discontinued (??). Although the wood looks nice, I didn’t like the smooth backstrap. Plus, when I released the slide with slide stop lever, it would pinch my thumb. Not a big deal, but it was a distraction. Never had that happen with any of the G10’s.
Here’s what she looks like now:
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