When was my Smith Wesson made?

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.