Serial number dates it to 1983. I got it for my wife in about 1992. Consider upgrading your membership for less than a box of bullets! The one on the right doesn't have a pin. This variant had a 3 inch full lug barrel with adjustable sights and a blued glass finish. If anyone would be so kind as to enlighten us further and also give us an approx value, we would deeply appreciate it. I have looked in my Smith Cat. This one doesn't appear to have been fired.
I have a 36 that by this was made in 1957. That would put yours around 03-04? Value, well I'm no expert, but if it's in fine shape, don't let it go for less than four-Franklins. Need some help from the Smith and Wesson guru's. Can anyone provide any info about this gun? I would put my estimate in the 375-425 range because you have the original grips. Odds are no in favor of it being a 5 screw gun! I bought the book so I wouldn't have to do this but.
Tell me the caliber, identifying marks, serial number. That's a nice snubbie you have. Yours is likely to be fairly early 1971. Both are a 100% mechanically and the smith is 85% cosmetically with the colt cobra being 70 to 75%. The firearm history would be fun to have if I planned on keeping the pistol but I don't think I want to spend the fee then sell the gun in the future. The No dash series is considerably Higher than say a Dash-1 Dash-2 and so on.
Our goal is to be a friendly community that welcomes enthusiasts of all makes and models! Its not nickel plated and the hammer is exposed. These older guns will take a little more effort to find out their history. The first part of the serial number is J25xxxx. The serial number is on the bottom of the grip is 753xxx. It has a lot of info that might be of interest to many of you. It at least one case a gun has a 5-screw serial and was built as a 4-screw gun.
This is a quandry with what we found. Could anyone help me with this? For years its only competition was the Colt Detective Special. Please feel free to email me it that is easier. The later floating J series beginning in 1973 has 7 characters; J plus six numbers. I posted some pics to help clarify.
Don't know about the internet, but I have a book. It also didn't come with a box or anything. Why would they mark it as such? Part of this contract was cancelled, resulting in a large number of these being sold to a wholesaler, who then re-sold them for civilian use. I don't think Smith would stamp a model number on a gun sent in for repair. I borrowed this from a thread on Highroad. Once you locate the serial number, then you are able to do some research and find out a little history on your gun. I was recently given the opportunity to acquire a 586 no-dash for a reasonable cost.
Late 1948 - Early 1949 S72,500 — S74,999………. I have been pretty successful in finding dates for old Smiths. Leave out the last couple of digits if you like, but include x's. I have been pointed towards this video which was on American Rifleman. .
I bought it used for next to nothing and now it may wind up on the selling block but wanted to get some info on it before I do. Membership is free and we welcome all types of shooters, whether you're a novice or a pro. It features a nickel-plated or and either wood or rubber grips. A powerful and economical pistol. Hey tc55da The information you posted about the description can't be correct! We work hard to bring the best Firearms Forum has to offer! Shows signs of holster wear only.