Gun appears to be all matching

Dating smith and wesson pistols

Bore has strong rifling and some very light corrosion in the grooves. Furthermore, some internet forums are filled with helpful and knowledgeable people that would be happy to help try to interpret the serial number on your handgun. The metal has a dark gray patina.

Bore has strong rifling

Army Issue with oil hole under the barrel. Army helicopter crew members and female military police officers were equipped with. Keep in mind that many Smith and Wesson guns produced before did not have a serial number stamped on them. For those Smith Wesson with serial numbers, see the pictures below to find where to look. Serial Numbers on Smith and Wesson Firearms If you own a Smith and Wesson handgun, you might be interested in finding out some more information on your particular gun.

The ejector rod is free-standing, without the under-barrel latch of later models The lockwork of the first model differed substantially from subsequent versions. This one left the factory in and was sent with ten others to a firm in Buenos Aires.

Barrel address is visible. This gun has certainly seen some use.

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