The Victory Model Smith and Wesson. I does not appear that one digit has worn off because the same 5-digit number is on the cylinder. It puts tension on the mainspring. I have bought Smith Model 34s or 63s for all of my grandchildren, eight in all. Post some well-lit pictures and we'll try to be more specific. The action will still cycle and the hammer will still fall, but nowhere near hard enough to actually ignite a live round.
I'd say it is about 90%-95% for condition. There is also a small, round, white sticker with the number 5 on it with a blue line through the number. Serial number is M Jim Hauff , Nov 17, Jim, yours is vintage. If you do, make sure to not pry it off, but rather turn ot over and rap the grip frame take off grips beforehand with a plastic mallet until it pops off. However I'm planning on going up there this weekend and will take a look at it personally.
Try it on paper and if it's one that will not shoot to your liking take it to the gun show. At the same time, the company's design was being infringed upon by other manufacturers which led to numerous lawsuits filed by Rollin White. Many have the book and would have looked it up for you. The serial number would be very helpful in getting the correct date. Search All Lots Discussion in ' Firearms ' started by Pilgrim , Jun 5, Log in or Sign up.
Feb 22, Messages: Goodyear, Arizona. The grips shown are correct to the gun. Further study shows the subject to be of almost unbelievable complexity. I have purchased grips in the past and saw many supposedly original grips for sale without a serial. The old guns without the serial numbers are the ones that can be a little trickier.
Unless I am mistaken, all the Model 28s were stamped Highway Patrolman on the barrel. You may have to remove the grips to see it. Engineering and Production Changes: 48 1959 : Begin production at serial number K350000. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Unlock additional features, and fewer ads while browsing. Nov 13, Messages: There is a serial number on the bottom of the butt of the gun, on the metal frame. I never saw a need or use for them unless shooting some kind of timed event where less recoil would be helpful with reducing time to get back on target. Some variations were rated for +P after 1990, so I am not sure if if your gun is safe for +P.
As Samuel Colt 's patent on the revolver was set to expire in , Wesson began developing a prototype for a cartridge revolver. While I'm not sure when mine was manufactured, given the difference in our serial numbers I'd have to guess yours was made in the first year of manufacture - 1974. It is inexpensive entertainment, and education on the finest revolvers made. My questions are what frame is this? Value is highly dependent on finish for these guns. Any subversion of these rules will result in action taken against your account. I will know for sure once I pull side plate and cylinder tomorrow, but what is the odds this gun has been hanging around for about two years? It was pretty rusty but had good action. Must be a mistake or misprint.
All Smith and Wesson revolvers well, at least the hand ejectors have a serial number on the butt. Double-action-only revolver built on the round butt stainless J frame with three screws. My 610-3 will pop off with one whack of rubber mallet and the 642-2 will also pop loose with mallet and it has a rather large gap. Your 37 is probably very close to 1962-63. The serial number would be very helpful in getting the correct date. Or, better yet if you know, and will provide info to me! Once you locate the serial number, then you are able to do some research and find out a little history on your gun.
It is still relatively easy to determine model and vintage at least approximately from serial number and other identifying characteristics such as caliber. This British version, at their request, was designed to fire the. I have considered giving it to her to reconsile our differences but I worry about it getting into her rebellious teens hands. It's an N frame built to chamber a hot-rodded. It also has the number 116 engraved on the yoke. Its pretty rusty but I believe salvagable. Prolly be back asking questions about that too! M pre-fix should have engraving and would come in such a case standard.