Then 714xx one the bottom of the barrel flat above the ejector when closed. The lock mechanism remained principally unchanged after this model. Late 1950 — Early 1951 S80,500 — S85,999………. It is one of the good ones! The Combat Magnums have a shrouded ejector rod as standard. 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. Please feel free to email me it that is easier. Early version 29-4 backpacker with 2.
Establishing the form factor that the third gen compacts would follow, these pistols had a 3. . There are numbers on the yoke stem in two lines, 27 on the first line and 7324B. I borrowed this from a thread on Highroad. It is probably on the order of 12 to 14 pounds, so heavy that when dry firing I could not keep the sights correctly aligned, no matter how slowly and carefully I tried to pull the trigger.
So, any Model 10-4 was manufactured prior to 1962, but that a 10-7 might be from anywhere from 1962 to 1977? This was essentially an alloy framed version of the 620. However, this test gun has a tight and uniform cylinder gap, tight cylinder crane to frame fit and a uniformly machined cylinder star. I told him that i didnt have any idea what he should do with it. Click on a term to search for related topics. The next best way to walk a thin line of legality is to use the serial number for dating.
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. For those Smith Wesson with serial numbers, see the pictures below to find where to look. There are irregularities and guns sometimes shipped quite some time after the assumed date of manufacture and there are no records of that for us; history letters only give us shipping dates , so nothing is ever 100% unless your friend finds a gun that's already lettered. The lockwork of the first model differed substantially from subsequent versions. N Series N Frames: N1 — N60,000…………. Iola, Wisconsin: Gun Digest Books.
Even if this seller proved me wrong by producing a photograph of this frame lying on the front page of a 1949 newspaper, I wouldn't buy from him just because his tone is so patronizing. It was made famous worldwide by association with the fictional character. The frame is straight and the barrel is correctly aligned in the frame. Listing of gun related pages. Both of these 8-shot N-frames have been offered with various features and barrel lengths.
Not sure why exactly but I know that was my sense of it. Smith and Wesson Model 10 date of manufacture. With this order, the Hand Ejector Model became known as the. Ends up my gun was made before they started saving serial numbers on. Also 9101 on the inside of the right grip. It would have taken time to get that done and the city was in a rush to get them on the streets for riot duty.
It shows significant holster and carry wear but is in good shape. Late model Model 10s are capable of handling any. The serial number on butt is C610922. And that no 10-4s with the old rear-sight left alongside 10-5s with the new sight? Late 1947 — Early 1948 S72,000 — S72,499………. We need more info to give you a solid answer. I think it would help if you could provide a photograph the bottom of the frame with the grips installed. It is serial number 7D06462.
I'm new to the Forum. Production dates begin in 1974 for the Model 13 and end upon discontinuation in 1999. Supposedly owned by a lady who had. It is the right size for the. They feature a full barrel underlug, steel frame, and adjustable sights. I thought it was a decent price.
Not looking for value as it is sentimental. The gun is too late for S, probably a D prefix. 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. It has been described as the most successful handgun of all time, and the most popular centerfire revolver of the 20th Century. 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. 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. The 29-7 started production in 1998 with changes to the locking mechanism, the firing pin's attachment, and a hammer and trigger produced with a process.
By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies. Iola, Wisconsin: Gun Digest Books. Black can refer to a matte black finish or a glossy blue finish. If I can ever get my hands on it I'll be back for info on it as well. The 10-5 was made from 1962-1977 and only had C or D prefixes.