Quantcast
  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Gun show find, a new to me Smith

Discussion in 'Handguns: Revolvers' started by Bush Pilot, Sep 22, 2012.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. Bush Pilot

    Bush Pilot Member

    Joined:
    Oct 17, 2007
    Messages:
    1,592
    Dropped into a local gunshow this morning as a late arriving dealer was putting out his handguns. The last gun he put out was a mint Smith model 64-5 in the original box. This gun didn't have as much as a minor scratch anywhere on the gun. Cutting to the chase, $275.00 out the door and she was mine. As a bonus the gun was stamped "Detroit Police" on the grip frame. I showed the gun to a friend that is a retired Smith armorer and he said the gun appears to have been purchased by but never issued by the Detroit police. One of these days I'll learn how to post pictures.
     
  2. skt239

    skt239 Member

    Joined:
    Dec 19, 2007
    Messages:
    734
    The easiest way to post picks is to use a free image host site, there are tons of them. Once it's uploaded to the site you get a URL that you can C&P right into your post. Now that you know, post some pics!

    Oh yeah, congrats on the great find.
     
  3. Radagast
    • Contributing Member

    Radagast Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2002
    Messages:
    8,083
    Location:
    Australia/OZ
    Sounds like a great deal.
    The Standard Catalog of S&W notes an order of Model 64-5 heavy barrel variants marked Detroit Police. It doesn't say how many or which year though.
     
  4. BigN

    BigN Member

    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2010
    Messages:
    758
    Location:
    Adirondack Mountains, Waaay Upstate New York
    good score!
     
  5. skidder

    skidder Member

    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2011
    Messages:
    1,115
    Location:
    Montana
    Congrats on a nice find. I saw there was a show in Hamilton this weekend.
     
  6. Bush Pilot

    Bush Pilot Member

    Joined:
    Oct 17, 2007
    Messages:
    1,592
    It's usually a small show, some good stuff though. Isn't there a show in Great Falls next weekend? That's always a good one.
     
  7. dprice3844444

    dprice3844444 member

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2011
    Messages:
    4,264
    Location:
    se fla i love claymores 01/sot
    got the same deal years ago on a 64 2 inch round butt snub marked detroit pd unused
     
  8. skidder

    skidder Member

    Joined:
    Mar 26, 2011
    Messages:
    1,115
    Location:
    Montana
    Yep, I might give that one a try. Never been to a Great Falls show yet.:)

    We want pics and we want them now...:cuss:, :banghead::uhoh:....You can't hide your stash from us much longer. :D;)
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page