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  1. Unknown Top Break .38 S&W

    S&W Revolvers 1857 to 1945
    Could anyone tell me what model this is? I'm also wondering if anyone knows a company that will restore top breaks, Fords will not. I've heard the debate on restoration over an over and lean both ways when it comes to the type of gun, this is not an expensive gun and will be a retirement gift...
  2. .38 Caliber Model 14-4 Production Date

    S&W Revolvers 1945 to Present
    I searched for the past 2 days and have found myself here. :confused: I think I'm finally in the right place to get some answers. :D I'm looking for the production date of a .38 caliber model 14-4 that has a serial number showing 31K4523. The best information I've been able to find is that it...
  3. Small Frames w/Adj. sights?

    S&W Revolvers 1945 to Present
    I know Smith makes short-barrel magnums w/Adj. sights. . . Do they, or have they made a small frame .32 or .38 w/a 3" bbl. and Adj. sights? As I get older, I really need the better sights.
  4. Help identifying .38 S&W

    S&W Revolvers 1945 to Present
    Nickel plated 6-round .38 snub nose. Number on butt of gun: "C 15899" Other identifying marks: "F (possibly R) 5099 3" Pictures:
  5. .38 S&W possibly? Do you know?

    S&W Revolvers 1857 to 1945
    Got this in lue of a debt... I know nothing else about it. I have the original sales receipt for it from 1958, with matching serial number... However, it calls it a .38 special, which it is not. Any help would be appreciated. (Dating, value, authenticity, etc...)
  6. inherited .38 special ctg

    S&W Revolvers 1857 to 1945
    Hello to all. I inherited a .38 special ctg from my grandfather and he told me it was his dad's given to him by the police chief of concord nc. I'm curious as to the age. It has a serial number on the bottom of the handle sn 683xxx. Cylinder sn matches. Two numbers stamped on frame, 17997. 5...
  7. Lemon squeezer help

    S&W Revolvers 1857 to 1945
    I have inherited an old nickel finish .38 top break, hammerless 5-shot revolver the only markings other than barrel and grips(black) were butt and cylinder # 2275xx just curious about the piece thanks Barrel markings were Springfield mass and caliber
  8. Model 10 .38 w/mother of peal grips

    S&W Revolvers 1945 to Present
    I have a Model 10 .38 special pistol that was my grandfathers. I would like to know when the gun was made as well as if the grips are factory as well as an aproximate value if anyone knows.
  9. 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
  10. Pretty M36. DOB Kindly Requested. (Pic included!)

    S&W Revolvers 1945 to Present
    I had my eye on a new M60, but I saw this little thing hanging out all alone... And it was love at first sight. Put 120 rounds through it tonight, and it performed like a champ. I'm so pleased with my purchase! I'd love to know more about this gun, if any of you have access to the S&W...
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