Our goal is to be a friendly community that welcomes enthusiasts of all makes and models! Serial number dates it to 1983. Membership is free and we welcome all types of shooters, whether you're a novice or a pro. Late 1949 — Early 1950 S75,000 — S80,499………. You can try to contact their customer support by phone and see if they would be willing to help you that way. The revolver is stamped with model 36 inside the hinge which I see means after 1957. Your gun would have been manufactured in 1980. Safety, New Departure or Lemon Squeezer Yours is a 1st Model which was manufactured from 1888 - 1902.
Value, well I'm no expert, but if it's in fine shape, don't let it go for less than four-Franklins. Hammer Dowwn, I found out a little more information on the model 36. The serial numbers have no letters, it has a lanyard strap in the grip butt and Trade Mark is on the right side. Those pre 36's and 36's are pretty neat little guns. Has wear on the cylinder and barrel. I will be getting some original grips for the smith, I would assume the wood diamond grips would be appropriate for this model.
But you have the original stocks on the gun. The smith has a 423,5xx number on the but of the grips but has the matching 78,xxx number under the grips on the same piece of metal. I have a 36 that by this was made in 1957. It is still relatively easy to determine model and vintage at least approximately from serial number and other identifying characteristics such as caliber. Maybe more if you have the original box, manual, and tools. Like many of the 45 caliber N frames, it is marked Model of 1989, however I've seen some sources listing them as made in 1987 and some in 1989. I need some help on year identity on a 36-1 serial 5j8032.
The later floating J series beginning in 1973 has 7 characters; J plus six numbers. 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. I will be gettin factory grips for the smith. I know this is a 7 yr span but If I were to guess I would narrow it down to somewhere between '66 and '69. The gun on the right is a 66-2 that was made in 1985. Hey tc55da The information you posted about the description can't be correct! Need some help from the Smith and Wesson guru's.
Identifying features: This is where to look for the model number not used until around 1957. I was recently given the opportunity to acquire a 586 no-dash for a reasonable cost. It also didn't come with a box or anything. Would it decrease the value anymore by having it reblued? Late 1955 — Early 1956 S150,000 — S175,999……Late 1956 — Early 1957 S176,000 — S181,999……Late 1957 — Early 1958 S182,000 — S194,499……Late 1958 — Early 1959 S194,500 — S206. It also has the number 116 engraved on the yoke. This variant had a 3 inch full lug barrel with adjustable sights and a blued glass finish.
The video is slightly less specific about the Victory Model but is interesting. The number inside the hinge which some references that I found say that this is the serial number is 61479. I've been following the site for awhile and finally decided to join. I think the cost now is about 50 bucks. As far as the grips; there is not a diamond around the screw. Leave out the last couple of digits if you like, but include x's. These older guns will take a little more effort to find out their history.
I know there was a run of 2000 of this specific product code, some 25-7 and 25-9, but I can't figure out when it was made. Metro Boston Not looking for value as it is sentimental. But I am by no means an expert. Serial number 337 was shipped to J. Something does not jive with what you are saying. Approximately 615 Model 36-6 Target variations were produced. Thanks PizzaBob you brought up the point that I found - the numbers just don't make any sense.
This was available with a 2 inch or 3 inch barrel and blued finish. For models 36, 37, 38, 49, 50. The serial number is on the bottom of the grip is 753xxx. I was going to sell it and wanted to know more. I got both of these saturday, I am a sucker for vintage snubbies. You may have to remove the grips tp see it. In a stroke of marketing genius, it was decided to let some of the potential purchasers name the new revolver.