View Single Post
Old 03-15-2017, 08:56 AM
DWalt's Avatar
DWalt DWalt is online now
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: South Texas
Posts: 18,037
Likes: 2
Liked 8,883 Times in 5,152 Posts

I list two K22/40s, also SN 6875xx, both of which shipped on 5/16/1940. Yours could well have been in the same shipment. This is indeed one of the "Holy Grail" K22s for certain collectors of the breed. S&W got too enmeshed in producing military revolvers for the British at that time, and essentially stopped all other revolver production for the peacetime market. When production resumed after the war, a number of changes were made to the K-series target revolvers.
Reply With Quote