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  1. S&W Revolvers 1945 to Present
    Hi, I've just gotten into the gun world and trained today, and bought my first home defense piece. I loved the classic look of the Model 10 and the deep history it has. I was interested in any basic info an experienced person could provide about the gun. SN: CZL4XXX 10-14 on the inside of...
  2. S&W Revolvers 1857 to 1945
    Hello everyone, I have recently found a Smith and Wesson .38 special during a house cleanout and I was hoping to get any information on it. On the butt of the gun, it has serial number #499481, this number is also on the cylinder, and below the barrel. There is another number on what I think is...
  3. S&W Revolvers 1857 to 1945
    Hello, I am restoring what I believe is a pre-war era Model 10 that I inherited from my father, who bought it online a few years ago. I would like to ask 2 questions: 1) What year was it made? 2) How do I fix the spring-loaded pin in the side plate that is sticking? Serial number 4700XX I...
  4. S&W Revolvers 1945 to Present
    Hello. I have a 4", double action S&W, blued, revolver. I believe it is a model 10?? Serial number is on the bottom of the grip. It is 846xxx (no letters or dashes). It has a half moon front sight and a channel rear sight. When you swing out the cylinder, it has the number 1000 stamped...
  5. S&W Revolvers 1945 to Present
    I have acquired a S&W Model 10 that i believe was a british air force side arm. Just looking for some more information based on the expertise of you guys on this site. I was informed that it appears the barrel has been cut down, since the ejector rod looks to be that of a 5 1/2 inch barrel and...
  6. S&W Revolvers 1945 to Present
    New to forum, hoping to figure this out. I just came into possession of what I think is a model 10. I'd really appreciate if someone can confirm this and hopefully give me an idea of manufacture date. 2 in barrel, six shot, round grip, 38 special, serial is S 839xxx.
  7. S&W Revolvers 1945 to Present
    I'm new to vintage revolvers -- can I please ask for your help and expertise? Having grown up with polymer wonders, this is a different universe for me. But I must say, I am finding myself more and more attracted to vintage pieces. After having looked around, I have concluded I want to start...
  8. S&W Revolvers 1857 to 1945
    the last pattn date is 1903 july to be exact it has a rounded butt on it black plastic grips with the diamond and is in .38 s&w but i have the original holster for it and just want to know what i have its a 4 inch gun with the moon sight there is a S marking on the barrel and the serial num is...
  9. S&W Revolvers 1945 to Present
    first post... I have a Nickel Model 10-6 square butt heavy barrel... SN C7515XX. It is just a shooter... but it has additional numbers on the frame below the cylinder 553 26290 and someone had put gold leaf on the hammer, trigger and cylinder release. I have done a bit of searching , but have...
  10. S&W Revolvers 1945 to Present
    Hi - new to this forum and was hoping someone might have an answer.. I picked up a near mint Model 10-5 from an auction, and I noticed that the firing pin has play/movement in it - I mean i can easily wiggle it a bit with my finger. Is this normal or a cause for concern.. I read some on this...
  11. 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.
  12. S&W Revolvers 1945 to Present
    I am a complete novice to handguns and just inherited a Model 10 snob-nose revolver (2" barrel) from my grandfather. He purchased the gun in 1967, took it to the range once, cleaned it, put it in a closet and never touched it again. I've attached 2 pics I took of the gun. I'm considering...
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