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Old December 4, 2010, 08:45 PM   #2601
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S&W 1905HE, Square Butt, 4 inch, .32-20, SN# 1428XX

Once again, many thanks,
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Old December 5, 2010, 09:53 AM   #2602
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a) .38 Special
b) 6"
c) Square
d) 6
e) Fixed
f) B 3026XX

Thank you for the help,

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Old December 5, 2010, 07:51 PM   #2603
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Smith & Wesson Model 15-3. 4" barrel, 38 Special.
S/N 3k26063. Stamped on left side D.P.S. 2973. Adjustable sights. Finish appears to be parkarized.



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Old December 6, 2010, 09:38 AM   #2604
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a) .44 special
b) 5" from front of cylinder to muzzle.
c) round
d) 6
e) fixed sights,a front post and rear groove.
f) Hard to read but 2157 on butt of grip, and cylinder face
g) I didn't see it,but I'm not sure what a crane is.

Don't blame me for it's condition. I inherited it from my grandfather a few years back,but any tips on preserving it would be appreciated. I've shot maybe a couple of boxes of ammo through it. Smoothest action and best single-action trigger of any firearm I've ever shot.

It lives in a drawer by my bed and protects me from things that go bump in the night.

Thanks!
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Old December 6, 2010, 12:39 PM   #2605
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A couple of more requests, please.

Model 10
a) .38 spc.
b) 4” Heavy
c) Square
d) Six
e) Fixed
f) 5D463xx
g) 10-8

Model 27
a) .357
b) 6”
c) Square
d) Six
e) Adjustable
f) AVF69xx
g) 27-3

Thanks again! You guys rock
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Old December 6, 2010, 10:10 PM   #2606
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date Model 60 left factory

a - 38 S&W SPL
b - 2-1/8" barrel
c - round butt
d - 5 shot
e - fixed sights
f - 625598 no letters
g - Model 60 no dash

Thank you

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Old December 7, 2010, 08:55 PM   #2607
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a) .357 Magnum
b) 4 inches
c) square
d) 6
e) Adjustable black (No red ramp)
f) N238xxx
g) 28-2

Thanks very much.
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Old December 9, 2010, 02:07 PM   #2608
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s&w serial number look up

I have a model 32-1 in 38 s&w
and was wondering what year it was made
ser#1037xx
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Old December 11, 2010, 02:54 AM   #2609
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Mdel 36 DOB?

Test

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Old December 11, 2010, 03:23 AM   #2610
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S&W Model 36 DOB?

Folks-
Posting in search of DOB for the following revolver:
1.S&W Model 36 No Dash
2.38 Special
3.3 inch, Pinned Barrel
4.Blued
5.SN: J954534
6.Fixed Sights
7.Round Butt
Inherited from my father, who used the piece for a pack/glovebox/noghtstand firearm. Hence, it shows it's age. That alright, every blemish tells a story that I would LOVE to hear now!
Thanks in advance guys!

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Old December 11, 2010, 08:26 PM   #2611
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Hi Radagast,


Fast question about the 'BRAZIL' Model .45 ACP HEs.


Saw one today at the Gun Show, Frame has the Brazil Crest and 1937...

Frame had a serial No. on the Butt ( should have written these down, but, ) which was higher than the Serial No I found on the Barrel underside, and on the Cylinder.


Those latter two matched, and, the Cylinder Face and inside the Crane of the Frame, and I t-h-i-n-k, the underside of the Barrel, all had the little vertical 'Eagle' Head, like one sees in late 1918 producion M1917 Revolvers.


So my question is did S & W use left over WWI Parts, which could show US Military Acceptence Stamps ( ie: the little vertical Eagle Head Stamp ) , in assembling the early Brazil contract Guns? The exterior portions of the Frame showed no such marks, only the part of the Frame inside the Crane had it - it, ans a letter S ).


Barrel and Cylinder had the same 180160 or so for their Serial Number( not sure of last couple digits ).


Butt of Frame had a different serial No., simply, nothing else ( other than the Lanyard Loop ) and I forgot what it was.


Finish appeared to be 1930s S&W usual 'dark' sort of Commercial Finish.


Barrel's last Patent Date I believe...was 1909.


The Revolver appeared to have seen very very little Firing, and not much carry...but even then, there was slop[ in the Cylinder at lock up and for having let the Hammer down with the Trigger remaining depressed.

I just could not figure out what I was looking at -

Did some come this way from S & W?

Blueing seemed to have a perfect integrity for Barrel and Frame, and appeared original.

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Old December 11, 2010, 11:07 PM   #2612
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While on the subject of Oyeboten's Brazilian contract .45 ACP, here's mine...
Brazilian contract stamp on R side of frame
a) caliber: .45 ACP
b) barrel: 5"
c) grips shape: square
d) number of shots/cylinder bores: 6
e) type of sights: fixed
f) serial number: 197920 (butt, barrel, cylinder)



Thanks very much,
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Old December 13, 2010, 08:07 AM   #2613
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Please date my S&W 649-1 Bodyguard:
a) .38 Special
b) 17/8
c) round butt
d) 5 shots
e) fixed sights
f) BEU34xx
g) 649-1

Thanks to all.

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Old December 13, 2010, 08:01 PM   #2614
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Hey there, I know it ain't an old classic, but I'm hoping to get a manufacture date for a model 28-2 Highway Patrolman I just traded for.....serial number N5955xx. Thanks again......


oh yeah....probably un-necessary,but: .357, 3" barrel,blued,adjustable......
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Old December 13, 2010, 08:54 PM   #2615
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DOB for a S&W please.
a) 38 S.& W. Special ctg.
b) 4" Heavy Barrel
c) Square Butt
d) 6 shot
e) Fixed sights
f) C6583XX
g) 10-6

Thanx for the help.
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Old December 13, 2010, 10:51 PM   #2616
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Thanks radagast! That S&W gun is as old as I am.
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Old December 14, 2010, 07:25 PM   #2617
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Old S&W

Hi Folks,
Looking for DOB of an old S&W I just bought.
Info is as follows:
32 cal.
6 shot revolver
Chrome or Nickle
Half moon sight
Last pat.date appears to be Sept.14,'08
S.N. 202317
I can see what appears to be ".32 LONG CTG" on left side of barrel.Please feel free to email me with answers...this is deriving me NUTS!!
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Old December 16, 2010, 05:13 PM   #2618
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here's a challenge for you

I don't have the pistol in hand, it belongs to my brother and I'm going to purchase it next week, here is what I DO know...

a) .357mag
b) 4"
c) not sure - black rubber
d) 6
e) fixed
f) E11 272XXX this looks like an overstamp or double stamp, the last 3-4 digits cannot be read clearly, does this indicate an arsenal refurbish?
g) 65-3

he is willing to sell me the gun for $150, I haven't seen it in years, but I know my bro takes good care of his guns, and everything else he owns for that matter. He bought it at a gunshow 10-12 years ago for less than $200, they told him that it had been a service pistol and felt like it may have belonged to a prison guard. at least thats the story.

What, if anything can you guys tell me? I am mainly interested in the DOB of this gun
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Old December 16, 2010, 05:19 PM   #2619
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Old December 18, 2010, 01:51 PM   #2620
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i'm looking for a s&w 629.what's the best year the were made?
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Old December 18, 2010, 08:53 PM   #2621
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DOB Request:
Model 34
4"
Round wood w/diamond
6 shot
S/N 664xx

Thanks
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Old December 20, 2010, 01:30 PM   #2622
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I have two.
S&W Frontier 44/40
SN 30xx

S&W model 1, 2nd series I think
SN 109963
22s 7 shot non fluted cylinder
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thanks
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Old December 20, 2010, 05:09 PM   #2623
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.38 s&w
4 inch
6 shot
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Old December 21, 2010, 06:43 AM   #2624
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I have been in hospital with a broken back since the 4th. I probably won't be going home for a couple of weeks, I will answer everyone then.

I expect to make a full recovery.
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Old December 21, 2010, 08:25 AM   #2625
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