Just to make you drool :)


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Gator
November 19, 2006, 10:56 PM
Picked up this gem recently for less than a new S&W would cost, it's a 1950 Target Model in .44 Spl:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v135/Galt38/2415a.jpg



It must be true, they ARE still out there!

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Preacherman
November 19, 2006, 11:00 PM
I hate you! :fire:

:neener: :D

Nice find indeed!

MrTwigg
November 19, 2006, 11:01 PM
'Scuse me whilst I wipe down my keyboard...

Ya just cant beat blue steel & wood !

McCall911
November 19, 2006, 11:02 PM
You owe me a keyboard, gator!
:D

Standing Wolf
November 20, 2006, 12:52 AM
Pity Smith & Wesson doesn't still make guns that lovely.

sm
November 20, 2006, 12:59 AM
Very Very Nice Indeed!

:)

19-3Ben
November 20, 2006, 01:09 AM
wow. That is magnificent. hard to believe it's over half a century old!

rtl
November 20, 2006, 01:46 AM
That's so purty it gave me goose bumps.

Old Fuff
November 20, 2006, 11:08 AM
Picked up this gem recently for less than a new S&W would cost,

Which is the reason I seldom buy a new one - of most anything.

Nice catch. :D

Phil DeGraves
November 20, 2006, 11:42 AM
That's beautiful! Congratulations on your find!

Sisco
November 20, 2006, 11:52 AM
Can I have it when you're done with it? ;)

MCgunner
November 20, 2006, 11:55 AM
People like you make me sick...:barf: :D My buddy got a M29 with ported barrel and the slickest trigger I've ever felt on a Smith and perhaps any gun for $250 at an estate auction. :cuss: :cuss: :cuss: :cuss: :cuss:

GunNut
November 20, 2006, 07:36 PM
It's defective, send it to me for disposal.:neener:

Nice find.

Steve

hpg
November 20, 2006, 08:40 PM
I am green with envy, great find......hpg

Ben Shepherd
November 20, 2006, 08:44 PM
Yep, defective......

Send it to me and I'll try to figure out what its problem is. Most likely take me about 50years though.

timothy75
November 20, 2006, 09:08 PM
Drooling accomplished! Is that going to be a sporting or defensive piece?

Steve Wynn
November 20, 2006, 09:35 PM
It'd be a shame to add that defective counterfeit to your collection. Ship it to me along with $20.00 and I promise I'll never tell anyone who got taken.

:rolleyes: :rolleyes:

JMag
November 21, 2006, 12:16 AM
Schwinggg!!! Vetty vetty nice...

;)

grayelky
November 21, 2006, 12:46 AM
This is really unfair. I have just registered here and start looking around, and this is the first thing I see. Okay, just to show I am a nice guy, I'll give you your money back, plus $50.00 for your trouble...

Gator
February 11, 2007, 11:11 PM
Finally got the letter from S&W.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v135/Galt38/IMG_1749.jpg

Even a blind pig..............:)

dispatch
February 11, 2007, 11:16 PM
Oh Oh Oh- that's beautiful steel and wood!!

Thaddeus Jones
February 11, 2007, 11:17 PM
Gator, that sure is a beautiful sixgun, congrats. New S&W's are as good as the old ones? Yea, ok...sure they are.

10-Ring
February 12, 2007, 12:00 AM
....and friends wondering why I don't like S&W's new production wheelguns :rolleyes: Exactly what S&W is capable of! Very nice find there! :cool:

doc2rn
February 12, 2007, 12:09 AM
B-e-a-u-t-i-f-u-l! I have to agree bought an old 10-4 myself a few weeks ago, for $180. Took it back after polishing it and turned down a $400 offer. What has S&W been thinkin' latey.:what:

Confederate
February 12, 2007, 12:10 AM
Roy Jinks is still alive??

Anyway, beautiful gun. It ought to be in a museum. Man, when they outlaw guns in the U.S. and turn that into a manhole cover, it's sure gonna make me sad. Don't fret, though, you can always call 9-1-1 if an armed criminal breaks in.

http://www.dnmsport.com/IMAGES_FOR_INDEX/royjinks.jpg
Roy Jinks

Eightball
February 12, 2007, 12:17 AM
Not only did you get an amazing revolver, you got one of the rare examples (and proof to show it) that, at one point, yes, Chicago did have handguns to sell. Photocopy that and send it to the latest anti-gun politician, see what happens :rolleyes: .

Though, there's an obvious defect in the workmanship--I can't tell you exactly what it is from the picture. Send said specimin to me, and for $75, I will thoroughly examine the revolver, and eventually tell you what was wrong. :D Wouldn't want you to have a less-than-perfect specimin on your hands.:D

Sniper X
February 12, 2007, 12:10 PM
Hubba Hubba!

Grayrock
February 16, 2007, 09:03 AM
Did they really have red insert sights in 1954?

Glockfan.45
February 16, 2007, 09:06 AM
People on here criticize folks for having "Safe Queens" alot. I thank them as it puts such wonderful looking guns in the used case at the gun store. That is a beautiful piece you have there.

treebeard
February 17, 2007, 12:01 AM
Congrats! :D That's one sweet looking S&W. Enjoy it.

Liberty1776
February 17, 2007, 12:49 AM
That gun doesn't look so good on your belt. I am willing to take it off your hands... seriously. Glad to help...:rolleyes:

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