I asked the dealer if he could fix it to let me speak with the family and he said he wouldn't promise but he would try. The target grips cover this on the K-38, so I have to remove them to see it. A large number of special markings are found on the Model No. The observations made here are not the final work on the Model 2 Army. Joe Wesson then called upon Remington Arms to design the New Round for his experimental Handgun of which he called the. On a side Note, Wesson did not call on Remington Arms again until 1954 for them to develop any of his experimental round's or ideas until the Then Experimental.
Recorded serial range 45 - 312. It also has the number 116 engraved on the yoke. The new die, although the same length as the previous one, has slightly taller letters. It is probable that the Type 8 guns represent the new production at that time. Sacred cows are always fair game. It at least one case a gun has a 5-screw serial and was built as a 4-screw gun.
There is Fewer than 10% Nickel example Pre-27's out there, so when found they carry a Premium over a Blued finish. Joseph then became president, but his own health problems frequently kept him away from his office. I knew someone would come through. If it's something else let me know and I'll take another look. . Hello Speakerbox Back to your original question.
Mick, My guess is that it was made in the 60s. One Blued and One Nickel finish. Their Norwich, Connecticut factory produced the iron-frame lever-action Volcanic pistol, patented in 1854 see case 42 gun 1 , which was a direct predecessor to the Henry and Winchester lever-action rifles that became famous during the Civil War and post-war periods. It is possible the Highway Patrolman is pre model 28. I own a couple from the late 50s and early 60s and I like 'em an awful lot.
For those Smith Wesson with serial numbers, see the pictures below to find where to look. The company established a second manufacturing facility in Maine, and it invested heavily in computerized machine tools, robotics, and other state-of-the-art technology. I got it for my wife in about 1992. Soon after The Release of The Original. Tell me the caliber, identifying marks, serial number.
A picture or two would help if you can manage it! If I ever get to feeling paranoid enough that I think I'll need more than one or 5 or 6 shots, I'll carry the Glock or the 1911. Indeed they are only a beginning, but hopefully they will be a stepping stone to enable the next student to do a better job. Wesson was very safety Minded and about to Release his First Issue K-22 Target revolver. Late 1974 — Early 1975 D750,001 — D870,000………Late 1975 — Early 1976 D870,001 — D999,999………Late 1976 — Early 1977 2D00001 - 2D80,000………. When I find out more I will let you know. The company's product line is focused is on preventing unauthorized gun use and unintentional firearms-related accidents, and its customers include firearms distributers, retailers, law enforcement agencies, and gunsmiths.
Model numbers are on the frame under the crane. These older guns will take a little more effort to find out their history. It's interesting to me maybe not to others that the M27 is more accurate by quite a bit than the M28s I've had. My personal favorite for almost everything hunting, defense, fun shooting is my M57 6 inch that I bought back in the mid 70s. If you don't grab it, you'll be sorry! About half of the couple dozen are still in the safe.
Consequently, the government took over management of the firm until the war ended. I have never known anyone who didn't like their 27. The company expanded its operations into a new facility, and increased its workforce as well, but Joseph's ill health, as well as labor disputes, created major problems for the gun manufacturer. The Volcanic was a lever-action pistol that featured a front-loading tubular magazine located under the barrel. Many have the book and would have looked it up for you.
Though I've shot a few boxes of J-bullets through it, I've settled on a load using a Keith bullet over 6. Through a continued effort working closely with Wesson, Phil Sharp expanded much on the Then current. If you had provided the gun's serial number, I would expect you would have an answer already. Some serial numbers are located underneath the frame in front of the trigger guard. If you take out the cowboy single actions and the 22 auto, I suppose it's even. The differences from the previous type are mostly in the smaller parts. Recorded serial range 71759 — 76662 Identical to type 8 except hinge screw changed to flat head flush with frame.