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Old 09-14-2021, 07:05 AM
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Welcome! An interesting gun in at least two ways.

With the tapered barrel, it is (and should be stamped) model 1950 on the right barrel. There are known heavy barrel model 1955s stamped 1950 there but yours is the first with the reverse error of which I have heard.

Second, there were very few of these that were model stamped between 1958 and 1966, when the model was discontinued. Definitely recommend against any modifications, there are plenty of S & W .45 ACP/AR revolvers for shooting and this one sounds to be for collecting and preserving.
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