Smith & Wesson Forum

Go Back   Smith & Wesson Forum > >


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 05-17-2017, 02:57 PM
bdGreen bdGreen is offline
SWCA Member
VICTORY  Redux VICTORY  Redux VICTORY  Redux VICTORY  Redux VICTORY  Redux  
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 936
Likes: 314
Liked 2,483 Times in 454 Posts
Default VICTORY Redux

Thought it time to bring these images out of the archives for a post war commercial Victory redux.

Last edited by bdGreen; 07-10-2017 at 10:15 PM.
Reply With Quote
The Following 8 Users Like Post:
  #2  
Old 05-17-2017, 04:04 PM
JP@AK's Avatar
JP@AK JP@AK is offline
US Veteran
VICTORY  Redux VICTORY  Redux VICTORY  Redux VICTORY  Redux VICTORY  Redux  
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Palmer, Alaska
Posts: 8,003
Likes: 2,417
Liked 5,935 Times in 2,579 Posts
Default

Always nice to see these guns. Thanks for posting it again.

The machined blued washers are relatively uncommon and seem only to have been used very early on these postwar M&P revolvers. As far as I can tell, they were all gone by June, 1946. They were replaced with a stamped steel washer that was also blued.

There were also machined washers that weren't blued. Those seem to be slightly more common than the blued examples, but they were also gone by the end of Spring, 1946.
__________________
Jack
SWCA #2475, SWHF #318
Reply With Quote
The Following 3 Users Like Post:
  #3  
Old 05-17-2017, 04:25 PM
jsfricks's Avatar
jsfricks jsfricks is offline
Member
VICTORY  Redux VICTORY  Redux VICTORY  Redux VICTORY  Redux VICTORY  Redux  
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Kennesaw,Ga
Posts: 2,194
Likes: 3,069
Liked 4,094 Times in 872 Posts
Default

Very nice! I just recently bought an SV from a local forum member that's in great condition. I haven't gotten pics of it yet. Mine also has the machined blued washers.
__________________
Jeff
Reply With Quote
The Following User Likes This Post:
  #4  
Old 05-17-2017, 04:25 PM
Absalom's Avatar
Absalom Absalom is offline
SWCA Member
VICTORY  Redux VICTORY  Redux VICTORY  Redux VICTORY  Redux VICTORY  Redux  
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Oregon
Posts: 4,672
Likes: 2,635
Liked 6,255 Times in 2,379 Posts
Default

Thanks for posting, nice gun and pictures, and also for including the letter. I don't recall seing one of these lettered before. Interesting that Roy actually terms these "Post World War II Victory Model", regardless of the absence of all Victory features (including the war ), other than the V in the serial.
Reply With Quote
The Following User Likes This Post:
  #5  
Old 05-17-2017, 04:31 PM
Bob L Bob L is offline
Member
VICTORY  Redux  
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: SW Ohio
Posts: 707
Likes: 249
Liked 502 Times in 259 Posts
Default

A very sharp looking revolver.Easy to see why you are proud of it. Thanks for sharing it.
Reply With Quote
The Following User Likes This Post:
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
If you could only have one gun - redux ISCS Yoda Firearms & Knives - Other Brands 57 09-08-2014 06:15 PM
586 redux - 5"?? ISCS Yoda S&W Revolvers: 1980 to the Present 3 08-28-2014 10:12 AM
My M&P 15 OR Redux Kodiakco Smith & Wesson M&P15 Rifles 1 01-20-2013 03:40 PM
Red Dawn redux ladder13 The Lounge 23 03-21-2011 06:36 PM
Victory PC/CD marked, pictures - redux Ben Cartwright SASS S&W Hand Ejectors: 1896 to 1961 4 09-04-2010 06:44 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
smith-wessonforum.com tested by Norton Internet Security smith-wessonforum.com tested by McAfee Internet Security

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:49 AM.


S-W Forum, LLC 2000-2015
Smith-WessonForum.com is not affiliated with Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: SWHC)