Anything that would have blown apart a perfectly good barrel, would have definitely caused other issues.
Squibs don't cause damage because 1 bullet hits another, they cause damage due to over-pressure which happens the entire length of action. Blown case, blown extractor, stuck case , up to and including broken action and receiver parts.
As far as accuracy being affected, well that can easily be tested; but I wouldn't jump to say that should have been immediately noticed. If the shooter was just plinking offhand at 25 yards, then it would likely produce enough accuracy to not be obvious.
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Yes sir it is indeed a model 18-3 K-22 Combat Masterpiece they made 2 Combat Masterpieces a K-22 later know as the Model 18 Combat Masterpiece and the K-38 later known as the Model 15 Combat Masterpiece .The K-22 is the exact profile as the K-38 in weight grips and sights and was developed as a training pistol for the K-38 but in caliber .22 and as such maintained the nomenclature "Combat Masterpiece" They also made K Models like the 16 and 17 and called them the K-32 and K-22 Masterpiece sans the "Combat".