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Old 07-16-2017, 12:06 AM
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Scored a 27-0 four screw with 3 1/2" barrel today for a decent price. Pics later with a little help.
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Old 07-16-2017, 02:05 AM
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Up load them to the site below and click the share button and paste it right in your post.

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So that one would be pre-1960 if I'm reading the book correctly. Any more details (condition especially). Looking forward to the pictures.
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Old 07-16-2017, 11:34 PM
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The 27 was dirty when I got it but when cleaned up it looks almost new. Barely a turn line. Unfortunately no box or docs. It was wearing newer football targets when I first looked at it. I told the guy I might be interested if it had the original grips. He pulled them (diamond magnas numbered to the gun) from under the table and I got the gun and both sets of grips. Still working on pics, prolly a day or two.
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Old 07-16-2017, 11:55 PM
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Here's the Pictures.
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Old 07-17-2017, 12:14 AM
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That is a beauty for sure. Great score on that, with the correct grips and all.
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Great score. I would not have been able to resist that one either!
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Old 07-17-2017, 09:12 AM
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Very nice, congrats and thanks for sharing.
I ran across a similar 3.5" ND #200061 with original box a couple months ago. It shipped Jan, 1961.
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Very nice, congrats and thanks for sharing.
I ran across a similar 3.5" ND #200061 with original box a couple months ago. It shipped Jan, 1961.
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Can you post a photo of it in/with the box?


Charlie:

Congrats on running down that beauty!

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The 27 was dirty when I got it but when cleaned up it looks almost new. Barely a turn line. Unfortunately no box or docs. It was wearing newer football targets when I first looked at it. I told the guy I might be interested if it had the original grips. He pulled them (diamond magnas numbered to the gun) from under the table and I got the gun and both sets of grips. Still working on pics, prolly a day or two.
I am curious why he had the original grips out of sight. Maybe to help tempt you if you seemed hesitant?
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Old 07-17-2017, 09:38 AM
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I am curious why he had the original grips out of sight. Maybe to help tempt you if you seemed hesitant?
He was going to sell the original grips separately and thought they were ugly and the newer targets looked better. I wound up with both sets. I needed another set of targets anyway.
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Old 07-17-2017, 09:43 AM
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You're not helping my current mdl 27 craving one little bit.
You should write a how to book & help some of the MUST BUY NEW folks to take the plunge.
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Find and negotiate. It helps when they don't know what they have or try and do any research. If the seller had asked a few questions on this forum I probably would not have been able to afford it.
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Can you post a photo of it in/with the box?
Richard,
I'm not too swooft taking/posting pics but will attempt to. It may be a day or 2, hopefully this week as have some family medical issues going on right now. I finally replaced my stone age flip phone last week with IPhone 6S so I need to learn to use it anyway and what better way to do that than taking/posting gun porn?
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Every time I convince myself I want a pre-27 5" one of you posts a 3˝" and makes me question my decision. Dang, that's nice.
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Old 07-17-2017, 11:05 AM
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Get the 5"...
Leaves more 3.5's for me.
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I'm not too swooft taking/posting pics but will attempt to. It may be a day or 2, hopefully this week as have some family medical issues going on right now. I finally replaced my stone age flip phone last week with IPhone 6S so I need to learn to use it anyway and what better way to do that than taking/posting gun porn?
Have you installed the Tapatalk app? Makes taking and posting pictures easy.
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No, but thought about it (tapatalk). Thanks

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Guy, posting images using tapatalk ain't bad. If I can do it, anyone can. Thanks.


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Great looking 357!
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Thanks. I need to enhance my photog skills though.


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Very nice Charlie, but i like the 3 1/2" model 520 that i got from you. Now i want both.
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Charlie, great looking classic gun!
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I do not see no dash 27's come up for sale that often. Congratulations.
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Old 07-25-2017, 10:32 AM
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I'm wondering why the serial number is off to one side on the butt grip. I'm guessing to leave room for a lanyard ring. Anybody know for sure?
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Old 07-25-2017, 11:07 AM
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I'm wondering why the serial number is off to one side on the butt grip. I'm guessing to leave room for a lanyard ring. Anybody know for sure?
...don't know for sure, but I'll bet'cha your right.
Very nice and desirable 357.
Thanks for posting.
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That's a great find in a 27 no dash. You may recall that S&W actually made a 627-0 and what a fine hand gun they are as well.
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The serial number on post-war N-frames was roll marked on the right side of the bottom of the grip frame until around 1964 when it was moved to the center. The S was roll marked on the left side of the frame until around 1959 or 1960 when it was moved next to the serial number.

Why, is anybody's guess.

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Charlie, terrific score. Congratulations!
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That's a great find in a 27 no dash. You may recall that S&W actually made a 627-0 and what a fine hand gun they are as well.
I have one. One of my favorite shooters.
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I can't take many more of these pictures.
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