Sadly most of my collection was stolen about 15 years back and I kind of got out of the hobby for a while. Jamie is the most experienced in Model 41 but I'm not sure he is meaning 2 guns with the same number. It should also say Highway Patrolman on the barrel and the serial number you gave if it had an S would place this revolver as a very early pre model 28 made in 1955. Hello, I just joined this site and I hope someone can help me. . Butt serial 35274 Barrel same Yoke number is kind of strange but is laid out like this: N 99368 8 On the swing out frame is the number 99368 I read through all the other posts and could not find an answer so maybe one of you experts can enlighten me. We work hard to make the best Mississippi Gun Owners Forum! You can send them a picture and they can find out more of the background on your gun along with the date manufactured.
If the gun is an N-frame and has a checkered topstrap, then its a Model 27. Any Info would be greatly appreciated! Serial numbers are between 241704 and 1000000. Its pretty rusty but I believe salvagable. If you had provided the gun's serial number, I would expect you would have an answer already. Just got back from making the trade.
My little cheater sheet says: In March, 1948, the company needed a new letter prefix for the. If it has a 'shrouded' Hammer, it is a Model 38 alloy frame , or a model 49 Steel frame , also called 'Bodyguard airweight', and, 'Bodyguard', respectively. The gun is too late for S, probably a D prefix. Need some help from the Smith and Wesson guru's. Some references are saying the butt of the handle and some say inside the hinge.
Highway Patolman which appears to be a Model 27 without being identified as so. Actually looking to do a trade, rather than a purchase. We are working every day to make sure our community is one of the best. Until now I really had no need to know which one was the serial number. For those Smith Wesson with serial numbers, see the pictures below to find where to look.
Did you look at the numbers under the ejector star? Because the serial number gives it a date of birth in the 1920's. I found 61102 on the grip frame and on the crane on the crane itself, not on the frame under the crane. If that doesn't work, then you could try to contact a gun shop and see if they can help you. Drewery started working at the plant. He actually already said he'd want to buy the gun he got from me rather than give it back. I have been pretty successful in finding dates for old Smiths. It came with a combat grip with a State of Oklahoma badge on it.
If not, is it truly 'hammerless', or does it have a shrouded, but thumb accessible, hammer, without a spur, in the area of the frame which ought to show the hammer? Serial number is 58004xx if one of you guys could date it for me, I'd appreciate it. It's a federal offense to possess a gun with an altered serial number. Dating a Model 36 I recently acquired a Model 36 nickel plated. Thanks in advance and sorry about your 10-5 too S, hopefully after all is sorted out you'll get a second chance on her. I'm confident he will if turns out we have to. He told me he got it from a retired highway patrolman. Some of these were shipped to a commission responsible for supplying the civilian industries.
Besides a little info on this revolver, I would also like to know if it is safe to fire +P ammo through it? It is still relatively easy to determine model and vintage at least approximately from serial number and other identifying characteristics such as caliber. I really don't want to catch old-gunnitus, but I may be up to 3 old guns by the end of the month if that Marlin doesn't sell. The other party seems really interested in what I've got to offer, so like I said, unless he's misrepresented the gun I'll be coming home with it. I hope he finds one, because I don't want to give this gun up. It is possible the Highway Patrolman is pre model 28. My dad has the info from when he bought it, and it came from a ncsd in the mid 70's when my dad was a constable.
These older guns will take a little more effort to find out their history. Crane and Crane recess are also serial numbered to each other, but this is a different number then the revolvers serial number and is correct for Victory model revolvers. It was manufactured between 1915 - 1942. Come for the info, stay and make some friends. That doesn't look like a factory stamped serial number. McNez holds a Bachelor of Science in international business management from Fairleigh Dickinson University. As to the serial number on the butt, others that have a better understanding of the law can chime in, but you could have an issue here.