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  1. .38 CTG vs. .38 Special

    S&W Revolvers 1945 to Present
    I have what appears to be a nickeled revolver, 6 shot, wood grips, and has Smith & Wesson on one end of the barrel, and the other side only has S&W CTG? It doesn't appear to have any polishing marks, but it does not say .38 special anywhere and my local gun shop says it looks like it was...
  2. Need help w/ ID and possible dating of a S&W revolver.

    S&W Revolvers 1945 to Present
    I bought a S&W revolver from a guy a few days ago and he was deaf and couldn't really give me any info on the gun. But its a small frame, 5 shot revolver, chambered in .38 S&W. Numbers are matching with a serial starting with 368**, above the serial is stamped/punched the number 2 and below the...
  3. 1880's S&W revolver- need to find info on it and serial number lookup- pictures

    S&W Revolvers 1857 to 1945
    So I purchased this gun recently and I didn't know a lot about it. I wanted to find out the history, manufacture date and be able to lookup the serial numbers to be sure everything is legal. I've searched the internet and haven't been able to find any clear answers. Someone had one and said they...
  4. .38 Smith and Wesson

    S&W Revolvers 1945 to Present
    Hey there, I have a Model 33-31 .38 S&W 5 shot revolver with 4 in. barrel. It has wooden, diamond grips. One side of the barrel is labeled "SMITH & WESSON", the other side says .38 S&W CTG. The serial number on the butt of the handle is 114806. I was just wondering if anyone could provide me...
  5. Need a time period for a Model 14-4 revolver

    S&W Revolvers 1945 to Present
    Hey folks, I recently acquired a Model 14-4 chambered in .38 S&W Special. Serial number is 19K8629. Anyone know approximately how old of a revolver this is?
  6. Pics! Smith and Wesson .38 1886 Model 4

    S&W Revolvers 1857 to 1945
    Marks/Dates: SMITH & WESSON SPRINGFIELD MASS. U.S.A. PAT'D OCT. 2. 1883. AUG. 4. 1885. APRIL 9.1889 Left side of barrel marked: 38 S. & W. CTG serial 205xxx