Where is the serial number on my Smith and Wesson revolver?
Revolvers – The official serial number is located on the bottom of the butt of the frame. Some revolvers also have the serial number located on the inside of the frame, in the yoke area.
When was S&W founded?
1856, Norwich, CT
Smith & Wesson/Founded
What frame size is a S&W Model 10?
The Smith & Wesson Model 10, previously known as the Smith & Wesson . 38 Hand Ejector Model of 1899, the Smith & Wesson Military & Police or the Smith & Wesson Victory Model, is a K-frame revolver of worldwide popularity. In production since 1899, the Model 10 is a six-shot, .
Where do you find the serial number on a s and W?
Examine the surface of the S&W gun to find the serial number. Depending on what year it was made, the serial number could appear in various places, such as below the barrel on a revolver or on the bottom of the grip.
What’s the serial number on a Smith and Wesson?
With that serial number, the tables in the Standard Catalog of Smith & Wesson by Mr. Jim Supica and Mr. Richard Nahas suggest an early post WW1 manufacture date. your gun was built before the introduction of heat treated cylinders, a process that began around 1920-21 or so, at about serial number 20,000.
How to identify a s and W revolver and when was it made?
Many people have questions about how to identify a S&W revolver and when was it made. I borrowed this from a thread on Highroad.org forum. It has a lot of info that might be of interest to many of you. This is where to look for the model number (not used until around 1957). Sometimes the serial number is here, especially in later models.
Where are the 4 screws on the side of a S & W?
4 screws on the side (one normally under the grips) is the original way to hold the side plate on. The one in front of the trigger guard, the fifth screw retained the cylinder lock spring.