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Old 12-23-2011, 12:54 PM
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I have a S&W .38 Special CTG Mod. 36-1 with serial number J614XXX. I believe it was made within a few years of 1980.

Can someone give me a more precise date of manufacture from that serial number?

Any other information that someone's books can tell me from the model and serial number would be appreciated.

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Old 12-23-2011, 01:15 PM
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Looks like 1977-78.
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Thanks for the info wingman, I appreciate it.
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I have had a S&W passed down to me from my wife's grandfather. The serial number from the best I can tell is 222992. Any help on age of this pistol? Thanks.
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I have a mod 15-3 smith and wesson K-38 its a 6 shot double action has a 2" pinned Barrel and diamond grips i assume was made between 1964-1982 serial on grip is 10K4802 theres another number on cylinder arm 76043 under that is D14.
anyone tell me what these numbers say. thanks.
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Snapshot & GTI: you'll get more info if you start your own thread. Hijacking a thread only confuses the guys that are more than willing to offer an opinion. This is a perfect example. Three similar questions shouted out at the same time. This site is the best source of S&W information on Earth. Use it properly, and you'll love it.
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