Is the Smith and Wesson Model 10 5 special?
This Smith & Wesson model 10-5 chambered in .38 Special is in very good condition. Right side shows very light pitting, most likely a result of sitting in the case. With box. .38 S&W Special …Click for more info
How big is the barrel on a S & W 10-5 special?
This is a used S&W 10-5 38 Special. It has a 5in barrel and the bore is bright and shinny. It shows some use with a few areas of light pitting. I am sure only a few rounds fired.
What does Mod 5 stand for on a Smith and Wesson revolver?
In the case of the test revolver, it reads “Mod. 10-5.” That stands for Model 10, 5th engineering revision. The fifth engineering revision (-5) was a change from a 1/10″ wide “half moon” front sight blade to a 1/8″ wide ramp style front sight blade; this was instituted in 1962.
When did Smith and Wesson start heat treating cylinders?
Starting in 1904, customers had a choice of square or rounded grip frames. In 1915 the mechanism was again improved by the addition of an automatic hammer block that rendered the revolver completely safe with all six chambers loaded. The fixed sights were also improved at the same time. S&W began heat treating cylinders in 1919.
Where is the serial number on a Smith and Wesson 38?
The gun reviewed here has a 6″ barrel, my favorite length for .38 revolvers. The caliber is marked on the right side of the test gun’s barrel, reading “38 S&W Special Ctg.” while “Smith & Wesson” is stamped on the left side. The serial number is stamped on the bottom of the grip frame.
Where do you find the model number on a Smith and Wesson revolver?
The model number is stamped inside the frame behind the cylinder crane; thus, the cylinder must be swung open to see the model number. In the case of the test revolver, it reads “Mod. 10-5.”. That stands for Model 10, 5th engineering revision.
What kind of Revolver is a Smith and Wesson?
“Smith & Wesson Victory .38 Special caliber revolver. Custom engraved revolver, most likely done in Germany after the war. The gun is very finely engraved, with jeweled hammer and trigger. A …Click for more info This Smith & Wesson model 10-5 chambered in .38 Special is in very good condition.
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.