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    What do I have?

    I have a sw model 59 that was locked in my safe since the 70s . I have never shot it. It lookes like new ss# A545195 Model 59. Question is exactly what do I have?

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    An answer followed by a question?

    Welcome aboard, its a big tent.

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    I think I can help a little.
    Model 59
    Produced appox 231,841 between 1971-1982
    Last M 59 serial # A747407 was shipped July 1982

    ANIB 750
    Exc 600
    VG 500
    GOOD 350

    Standard Catalog of S&W 4th edition
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    USMC 1969-1973

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    It’s what is known as a First Gen Smith auto. One of the first “wonder nines” produced commercially in the States.


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