Where is there serial number on a s and W 38 Special CTG?

Where is there serial number on a s and W 38 Special CTG?

There is an email link on the first page. I know this is being asked a lot, but i just inherited a 38 S&w Special CTG. Serial number is 381581. It’s made of steel and has a 5″ barrel. Any info would be appreciated. Thank you! A S&W 38 Special CTG would be one of these: CTG is an abbreviation for Cartridge.

What’s the serial number on a Smith and Wesson?

Smith and Wesson Serial Number Date of Manufacture J Frame Revolver Lookup. For models 36, 37, 38, 49, 50 and pre model number versions. 1950 = start at 1 1952 = 7369 – 21342 1953 = 28916 1955 = 55050 – 75000 1957 = 117770 – 125000 1962 = starts at 295000 1969 = ends at 786544 J serial Prefix serial numbers. For models 36, 37, 38, 49, 50.

What does CTG stand for on a 38 Special?

Also, CTG is an abbreviation for cartridge, not a model name. The stamping just indicates the gun is chambered for the.38 Special cartridge. Model names didn’t start until 1957. Until then, your model was known as the.38 Military & Police revolver as mentioned before.

When did the s and W special CTG come out?

Military & Police Model shipped between 1915-42. The # on the bottom of the grip frame is the serial #. S&W made a lot of these over the years since they’re very good, solid, accurate guns. My Father-In-Law carried one for over 50 years, shot it a lot, seldom cleaned it & it still works good today.

Why did s and W make the 38 Special?

S&W hoped to capture the military market because the U.S. government cartridge at the time was the .38 Long Colt which was anemic. The .38 Special was the same size as .38 LC, but longer, allowing the loading of more black powder and thus was more powerful. But, .38 Special eventually lost out to .45 ACP and the Model 1911 semi-auto.

When did the s and W 38 Model 10 come out?

S&W started manufacturing the .38 M&P in 1899 and continues to sell them as the Model 10. They have sold about 7 million of them, so they aren’t rare but occasionally a unique one pops up. So, posting some pictures would help us help you get more information.

How to get the serial number off a CTG?

Then, spray it down inside and out with aerosol carb/brake/parts cleaner to remove all the oil and grime. I would spray it down, inside and out, with Strike Hold cleaner.

Who are the owners of Smith and Wesson?

Family owned by the Wesson Family from 1874–1965. Smith & Wesson became a subsidiary of Bangor-Punta from 1965–1983. Between 1983–1987, Smith & Wesson was owned by the Lear Siegler Co. On May 22, 1987, it was sold to R.L.Tomkins, a British holding company.

What is value of my dad’s 38 S and W special CTG?

Based on what I’ve seen on these Model 15s recently, your Dad’s gun would sell for between $550-650. On the high end if you still have the box, papers and tools. Hi, I have just bought a Smith and Wesson 38 special CTG and would like to know how old it is, and also the value if possible.

What’s the price of a Smith and Wesson 38?

Smith & Wesson Model 637 Compact Revolver 38 Special 38SPL 2″ 163050 S&W NR 022188630503 2 inch ” barrel PRICE: $435.00 MANUFACTURER: Smith & Wesson