Click the Start button and then click Run. L-frames can hold six or seven shots depending on the model. It is one of several models of J-frame revolvers. This was produced with a blued finish, imitation ivory grips, and 24k gold plate engraving. These mid-size revolvers have also been offered with long 6-inch barrels for target models, and 3-inch, 2.
It seems to be in pretty nice shape. Hello all, i'm looking for the year that my 2 smith wesson pistols were made. That serial number series was used for several models. After the success of the , municipalities thought they might be able to succeed through tort law against the gun industry as well. The guns were plagued by a variety of quality issues, including a recall due to a safety issue with barrels rupturing.
It is a pre- model 36, Chief's Special, flat latch. Smith Wesson Small J Frame Revolvers Sportsman S Outdoor Smith wesson 38 special and 357 mag revolvers clic snubbies 3 iconic s w j frame revolvers smith wesson s w model 442 2 38 special centennial airweight blue smith wesson 38 m p an american clic range365 smith wesson 38 m p an american clic range365. An additional 1 million of these guns were made for the during. Not to mention what I would of spent to buy a Glock G27 or equivalent if I went that route. Blackie Collins designed the subsequent model 6020 and 6060 Survival knife in 1974—1979. Serial Numbers on Smith and Wesson Firearms If you own a Smith and Wesson handgun, you might be interested in finding out some more information on your particular gun.
These older guns will take a little more effort to find out their history. By some estimates, fewer than 1000 were ever produced. The orders for the revolver outpaced the factory's production capabilities. The pistol has several cosmetic differences from the original Walther design and strongly resembles a hybrid between the P99 and the Sigma series. Do you have the number you called? Usually accompanied by special grips and engraving. The 916 series was discontinued, then later replaced by the Models 3000, based on an improved design, and 1000 intended to compete with the popular ; both were produced by Howa of Japan. All of these limited-production and custom knives were made at the Springfield, Mass.
A model was released in early 2007, after making its debut at the. After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extractor window is still open, close it. The front sight is a transitional blade, a half penny ramp, seen on post war models. Keep in mind that many Smith and Wesson guns produced before 1957 did not have a serial number stamped on them. Since the older I-frame was not able to handle this load, a new frame was designed, which became the J-frame.
It features a nickel-plated or and either wood or rubber grips. Serial Number Lookup He's dead now so I can't ask. Branded as the , the pistol is available in several calibres, including 9 mm,. What does it say on the barrel? You may have to do your own research and determine on your own the model. No one but no one can tell me what I've got as far as year.
I can look up stuff related to them. It was available in either a blued or nickel-plated finish. One of the reasons I bought this piece is that it has an entertaining history. But he didn't know even Model or year of this revolver. The nicknames still remained in many cases, but they could refer to a family or series of revolvers with similar characteristics. Kamerer, Thank you very much for your time and the detailed reply.
Front sights on models with the adjustable rear can be the traditional ramp style machined into the barrel, but newer front sights are pinned, and can be removed and replaced with aftermarket front sights. Model numbers were not used until 1957 yours is stamped Model 36 but the serial indicates 1953. Common barrel lengths are similar to the K-frames, with the 4-inch models being the most common and 6-inch, 3-inch, and 2. Because all of them were made prior to 1986, many of them made it into civilian hands in the United States and are commonly used in. Some serial numbers are located underneath the frame in front of the trigger guard. The company's first offering was a lever-action repeating pistol.
Shortly after that it was stolen from the officers home during a burg. It's a multi-purpose utility handgun, intended to be used for small game hunting, plinking, and pest control. Can anyone tell me how old it is? They include a hammer shroud with a small protrusion that allows the user to cock the hammer for single action shots. That was a lot of great info, especially the load recommendations as I would have more than likely made the mistake of using an improper round. The submachine gun was made in limited numbers and was primarily used as a police weapon. It's not mismatched and your excellent photos indicate extremely nice condition, at least 95%.
Thank you very much for any help with the serial. There were not that many made. Nope, it's very clearly stamped. I am anxious to find the answer to this. Apparently it was a duty weapon for an San Jose area officer in the 60's and 70's and then was eventually sold as a private transaction to an officer at my department around 1980. Send a pic and I can do much better, Good Luck- Phil jadek, Didn't mean to climb up your grill, must be the red grape! If that doesn't work, then you could try to contact a gun shop and see if they can help you. For models 36, 37, 38, 49, 50.