When was my Smith Wesson made?
Others are on the rear of the frame, above the gun’s grip. Look up the pistol’s full serial number — including all letters and numbers — in the back section of the “Standard Catalog of Smith & Wesson” book. These listings inform you of the pistol’s date of manufacture, based on the serial number.
How many digits is a Smith and Wesson serial number?
The serial number is a five digit number on the bottom of the gun between the two sided hand grip.
What does M&P stand for on Smith and Wesson?
Military and Police
M&P is a fairly broad line of both pistols and rifles made by Smith and Wesson. Although “M&P” stands for “Military and Police,” the M&P line is marketed primarily to civilians.
Is it safe to dry fire a revolver?
It is generally acceptable to dry fire more modern centerfire firearms without a cartridge or snap cap for limited volume training. However, dry firing a rimfire firearm, striker based firearms or guns with angled firing pins (such as revolvers with hammer-mounted firing pins or older shotguns) can damage the gun.
What kind of gun is a 32 S & W Long?
.32 S&W Long. The .32 S&W Long, also known as 7.65x23mm, is a straight-walled, centerfire, rimmed handgun cartridge, based on the earlier .32 S&W cartridge. It was introduced in 1896 for Smith & Wesson’s first-model Hand Ejector revolver.
What’s the serial number on a Smith and Wesson 32?
A friend of mine just inherited a Smith and Wesson .32 and I am trying to help him. Serial # is 693448. I have no idea which model this is, and any help would be greatly appreciated, from an owner of a Model 25 that I already regret selling.
When did the 32 S and W Long come out?
The .32 S&W Long was introduced in 1896 with the company’s first hand ejector revolver. The .32 Long is simply a lengthened version of the earlier .32 S&W.
When was the first S & W revolver made?
Pre-War N frame. *Note that a number of N frames with serials in the S138000-S140000 range (and the range may be wider either way) are seen that were shipped much later than the serial would suggest should be the case. In one known example a gun with serial S136431 was not shipped until June of 1958.