Smith and wesson serial numbers year of manufacture. How to Identify the Date of Manufacture on Smith & Wesson Pistols

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SOLVED: What is the year of manufacture of my Smith &

smith and wesson serial numbers year of manufacture

The serial number of a Model 10 is found on the bottom of the grip frame. Directory showing all pages on this website. Or is it the number from the bottom of the butt? Please feel free to email me it that is easier. After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extractor window is still open, close it. Is there anyone that I can send photos to that may be able to help me? It is possible I got in contact with the custom shop. The letters continue on through the alphabet, for pistols manufactured at later dates.

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Smith and Wesson serial number search

smith and wesson serial numbers year of manufacture

There is Now Three volumes and they are reasonable. Late 1974 — Early 1975 D750,001 — D870,000………Late 1975 — Early 1976 D870,001 — D999,999………Late 1976 — Early 1977 2D00001 - 2D80,000………. The serial numbers are a matrix that run continuously and can be on any pistol manufactured. It's amazing what you remember from 40 plus years ago. The gun is in amazingly good shape, and has seen limited use.

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Date of manufacture for S&W model 60

smith and wesson serial numbers year of manufacture

Identifying features: This is where to look for the model number not used until around 1957. The same number appears in both places and there is no number on the bottom of the grip. He had a colt detectives special too. Late 1950 — Early 1951 S80,500 — S85,999………. About the Author Based in southern New Jersey, Mike McNez has been writing since 2010.

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How to Decode a Serial Number on an S&W

smith and wesson serial numbers year of manufacture

I have not owned one of these antiques since 1985! For Larger Pictures, click on the gun Pictures below. For those Smith Wesson with serial numbers, see the pictures below to find where to look. I borrowed this from a thread on Highroad. You may have a bare metal spot when done but you can either touch it up or keep it well oiled. How did you find the number if you don't still have it? I have mine and my uncles mod 36.

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S&W MODEL 52

smith and wesson serial numbers year of manufacture

Late 1947 — Early 1948 S72,000 — S72,499………. I haven't seen it, he sent me a pic but it didn't come out so I asked for another. Late 1949 — Early 1950 S75,000 — S80,499………. For the rust on your triggerguard, soak the area in Kroil penetrating oil for an hour or so to loosen the rust. I have been pointed towards this video which was on American Rifleman. Thankfully, most people will probably have a newer gun with the serial numbers, and it should be relatively easy to get more background information using that number.

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Colorado AR

smith and wesson serial numbers year of manufacture

Your Model 60 dates to about 1980-1981. I am trying to determine the year because the revolver came with black rubber grips and I would like to replace them with vintage wood grips from the correct era as some of the grip designs did change over the years. My father-in-law told me that he had bought this particular Model 19 as his first handgun forty years ago. That wasn't the original title of the thread. I think site management changed it, for what reason.

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Date of manufacture for S&W model 60

smith and wesson serial numbers year of manufacture

It has a lot of info that might be of interest to many of you. Depending on what year it was made, the serial number could appear in various places, such as below the barrel on a revolver or on the bottom of the grip. That is a god-awfully beautiful N-frame! It has a serrated trigger, the old school cylinder catch, oversize Goncalo Alvez grips, and the chambers are countersunk which is cooler than the frozen level of hell! First off, is that the number inside the crane area which would be an assembly number, not the serial number? The old guns without the serial numbers are the ones that can be a little trickier. It's possible that a large block of serial numbers that appear to be from 1954-55 were not actually used until 1957-58. Reading the serial number is appealing for gun owners because the letters and numbers can reveal the year of manufacture and the rarity of the weapon. There is nothing on the internet that I'm aware of.

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How to Identify the Date of Manufacture on Smith & Wesson Pistols

smith and wesson serial numbers year of manufacture

You can try to contact their customer support by phone and see if they would be willing to help you that way. The company's first offering was a lever-action repeating pistol. The standard location for the serial number is above the trigger guard. Thanks, Don Edit: Here are the pics he sent me. It at least one case a gun has a 5-screw serial and was built as a 4-screw gun. I remember thinking how big and heavy that gun was. 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.

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How to Decode a Serial Number on an S&W

smith and wesson serial numbers year of manufacture

I was lucky to get the K-frame that I did. I think he sold all his guns when he got sick and never told me. You gun dates roughly 1966 I hope this Helps, Hammer It Thank you for the help. Smith and Wesson serial number search. Metro Boston Not looking for value as it is sentimental. Others are on the rear of the frame, above the gun's grip. You can send them a picture and they can find out more of the background on your gun along with the date manufactured.


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