I just found a 99% pre 29 44 magnum with an 8 3/8 barrel nickel. According to the 4th edition of the standard catalog, it might be too good to be true. Any comments would be appreciated and fun while I am waiting for my Jinks letter. The serial number is S154xxx.
My NIB model 34-1 kit gun finally came in yesterday with papers and toolkit. Not a mark from the cylinder lock. It's my first J-frame. I'd love to have a J-frame 38 eventually, but not sure what's next. From top to bottom: model 10-6, model 19-3, model 12-2 airweight, model 34-1.
I acquired this model 59 a few years ago and just recently pulled it out of the safe. Serial number is A259xxx. From what I gather, this is 1974-76? I've read a few conflicting articles about whether the nickel was factory or other. Does anyone have an idea and could give me more info?
I have a 38 ctg s&w has serial numbers beginning with v , then 6 numbers, then on cylinder what appears to be a "D" then v then numbers. on butt has v then numbers. then inside when cylinder is opened, 2 other numbers. not same as serial, 5 digit. its nickel plated, i know victory models were...