The condition appears to be in very-good to excellent condition to me. I checked with friends no one could tell me what model is was or aprox. By the way, some Smiths have a lot of numbers on them. Forum Jump Similar Threads Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post J. It is recommended that you insure the defective products to be returned. Most are double stack, but a few single stack versions were made. Keep in mind that many Smith and Wesson guns produced before 1957 did not have a serial number stamped on them.
The top strap and rib is not checkered however the rear sight top strap has a wavy pattern. You may have to remove the grips to see it. I have a Smith and Wesson model 41 22 lr. Many have the book and would have looked it up for you. I think the later replaces the former. To determine the required direction of rotation, refer to the Shot Group Movement column in the Laser Adjustment Table on page 46 of the owner's user manual. Every year, we receive a significant number of requests for donations, sponsorships and product support for various industry-related events, initiatives and organizations.
The serial number places manufacture in late 1973. The numbers 80601 are assembly numbers, designed, once the parts are fitted together, stay together during the finial polishing and assembly. I would really like to find out if parts are still available before I start working on it. Late 1947 — Early 1948 S72,000 — S72,499………. For long guns manufactured in the early 1980's, please contact the following dealers for parts and service. What was the shape and how much were they asking? Jamie is the most experienced in Model 41 but I'm not sure he is meaning 2 guns with the same number.
I need to know how many digits in the serial number to do this right. If you want more detailed information on any of these models, I highly recommend picking up the which was a huge help in verifying the info for the chart. If they guess wrong, a model will be scarce until they can make some more. To determine the required direction of rotation, refer to the Shot Group Movement column in the Laser Adjustment Table on page 37 of the owner's user manual. Is there anyone that I can send photos to that may be able to help me? Do have a digital camera and the software for the computer but just haven't fooled with it yet.
They can be easily spotted by their four-digit model numbers. I'll take the camera, shoot some pics and try to post 'em. Defective products will be repaired or replaced. I have personally witnessed same on 2 different examples, one of them only several months ago. We work hard to bring the best gun discussion! I guess we would really need to see pictures of the revolver to help you identify it. The Model 39 was developed as a potential replacement for the U. Be aware that the original box and wrapper increases the value.
The third digit indicates one of nine possible combinations of action type and frame size. If that doesnt work, I will have to go the written info. It has a lot of info that might be of interest to many of you. I have reached the point where I have convinced myself that I do not need any additional guns, but I do believe that I would make an exception for your Model 51. Thanks in advance for your insight.
Bastiat The further society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it George Orwell Crux Sacra Sit Mihi Lux Tu Ne Cede Malis, Sed Contra Audentior Ito. I had to laugh and said not to worry only light lead loads it will be. While the year of the changeover to model numbers is usually given as 1957, it has been my understanding that they were phased in over what I was told was as long as a two year period. The third digit will tell you if a given model is the standard size, mid-size, or compact. Does the Barrel have the under-Lug for the Ejector Rod to nestle in when the Cylinder is closed? It can be a fun little detective puzzle. There is one variant of the second gen. Jim read the numbers to me over the phone.
Late 1949 — Early 1950 S75,000 — S80,499………. My book, Standard Catalog of Smith and Wesson, 3rd Edition, puts J-frame numbers 55050 - 75000 as being made in 1955. . I borrowed this from a thread on Highroad. Not looking for value as it is sentimental.
Until now I really had no need to know which one was the serial number. This is a quandry with what we found. I'm leaning toward the previous owner etching his drivers license number there. Either luck of the draw or just coincidence I have never seen an A suffix gun that did not have some indication of factory repair. They are pretty honest about the value.