Some references are saying the butt of the handle and some say inside the hinge. After being beaten, Colt was hungrier and became more aggressive. Round Butt Grips Serial Number Inside. Wesson formed their first partnership in 1. White patent finally expired after some lengthy court conflicts in 1.
I have been pretty successful in finding dates for old Smiths. Assuming steady production levels from the start of the 36 in 1951, That would put mine at '57 or '58. He says, in post 4, that the number on the bottom of the grip is in the 400,000s. But, you might be correct about it being manufactured in 1985. Few companies in the United States can claim a history that long.
Wesson heard that a child had been injured by cocking the hammer and pulling the trigger of a conventional revolver. The Lady Smith was really nice. It also has the number 116 engraved on the yoke. Could anyone help me with this? What serial numbers smith and wesson clip are you. This Model 41 has for sale by Fernwood Armory on. Just pretend it's at the beginning of the number for date identification.
Russian with a heavier blackpowder charge of 2. I got it for my wife in about 1992. Special Centennial models from 1. Once you locate the serial number, then you are able to do some research and find out a little history on your gun. But Wesson discovered that a former Colt employee, Rollin White, had already patented a revolver design with cylinders bored end- to- end. You may have to remove the grips to see it. By the way, some Smiths have a lot of numbers on them.
Smith and Wesson told me that it's not a. Serial number A5981xx, dates to 1979-1980. Furthermore, some internet forums are filled with helpful and knowledgeable people that would be happy to help try to interpret the serial number on your handgun. Some better than others, some more popular than others. Shows signs of holster wear only. It is still relatively easy to determine model and vintage at least approximately from serial number and other identifying characteristics such as caliber. The Model K was first intended to fire the.
We work hard to bring the best gun discussion! Have a Smith and Wesson model 36 I recently inherited that has ties to al capone's brother who was the cop, and I think it was a police issued gun, but I. Smith and Wesson, while working on the finger- lever Magazine Pistol produced by their first partnership in 1. I found A reference dating the debut of Square butt at serial 28,000 in 1953, but that is all I can come up with. I have received an old Smith and Wesson 38 special pistol which was passed to me from my grandfather. My wife purchased a model 36 before we were married from a gun show.
The company's first offering was a lever-action repeating pistol. I thought these were neet examples of classic snubbies from the 60's. Please recheck the serial number. That's a nice snubbie you have. Thanks 1blindref, I'll look for the pinning tonight and I appreciate you looking in your catalog.
Serial Numbers on Smith and Wesson Firearms. The one on the right doesn't have a pin. With a slightly longer case, a 2. You can send them a picture and they can find out more of the background on your gun along with the date manufactured. Does show that the 36-1 started in 1967. Remember that all Colt revolvers at the time were percussion cap with the cylinder chambers closed at the rear. I'll check the cylinder bore diameter and barrel bore.
Off the top of my head, your gun was made sometime after 1982, but I'll check my catalog for you when I get home from work. The serial numbers that I found on the internet do not make sense with the numbers that I am finding. As far as the grips; there is not a diamond around the screw. Find smith and wesson model 41 for sale at GunBroker. 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. There is some dispute regarding the dates on some serial.
The gun on the left is a 66-1 that was made in 1980. If you own a Smith and Wesson handgun, you might be interested in. Tell me the caliber, identifying marks, serial number. Its important aspect was its strength. The letters continue on through the alphabet, for pistols manufactured at later dates.