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Old 01-15-2012, 02:33 AM
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Default Help to date model 10-5 snub nose 38

Could anyone help me to date my S&W .38 special snub nose?
It is Mod 10-5 and serial number is D624610. Just curious of its year. Looked through the forum and I think it may be 1968, but I could be mis-reading something. Thanks in advance for any help.
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Old 01-15-2012, 06:32 AM
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Default '73-'74

Welcome to the Forum.

SCSW-3 says D510001-D659901 shipped during the 1973-1974 time frame. Your's was likely a '74 ship date.

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Old 01-15-2012, 11:56 AM
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I picked this up at a show this weekend. It came with the fancy K frame Rosewood grips, which I promptly removed for one of my other, longer barreled guns.

The serial # is 2D595XX. It is Nickel even though the pics don't show it very well. I have never seen a M10 with a serial like this. I have a blue, 4" if not mistaken, M10-5 with C prefix serial #.

I too am curious about this one. The older guy at the show said he never shot it but I hear that all the time. Anyone have any thoughts on this old boy?
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Candyman, Standard Catalog of S&W shows that serial numbers:
2D00001-2D80000 were shipped in 1977. Good lucking M10.
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Model 10s were assigned "C" serial numbers from 1948-1967. They then went to "D" from 1968-1977. From 1977 until the start of 3-alpha, S&W used "2D" through "30D" prefixes.

Your 2D595XX was shipped in 1977.
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Great looking buy
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Thank you very much for the help, here is a pic ... bad photo from a cell phone the light reflecting makes color look faded, but is not. Wood handles are hard to see in pic.

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Model 10s were assigned "C" serial numbers from 1948-1967. They then went to "D" from 1968-1977. From 1977 until the start of 3-alpha, S&W used "2D" through "30D" prefixes.

Your 2D595XX was shipped in 1977.
I have a model 10 with 4" heavy bbl, serial # D486472. Could you tell me the approximate year it was made or shipped? It also has "NPD 567" engraved on the left side of the frame that I assume identifies it as a former police dept gun.
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Thank you very much for the help, here is a pic ... bad photo from a cell phone the light reflecting makes color look faded, but is not. Wood handles are hard to see in pic.

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Nice acquisition. Very appropriate for concealed carry or nightstand.

And if the grips are not to your liking, K-Frame, Square butt grips are easy to come by and many varieties are available.
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everybody oughta have a k-frame snub

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Old 01-16-2012, 08:31 PM
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That's a nice one and not likely to be your last!
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First post. Glad to have found this site! Forgive me please if I'm in the wrong forum. I have my late father's 38 special. The number on the base of the grip is # 284022. On the side of the barrel is says 38 S&W SPECIAL CTG. Underneath the barrel is # 35120. What do I have here?
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I inherited a 38 S&W SPC CTG from my Grandfather. its a 6 shooter snubnose. Please help me to date this gun. I got pictures. I'm trying to upload right now. I'll appreciate any comments. Thanks.
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serial number is 965894. its in the bottom of the handle but my grandfather replaced the handle cover with this yellow one (he finds the original small for his grip) for perfect grip.(He has big hands).
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Does it have a "D" before the numbers?
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on the barell it says SMITH & WESSON,below it "38 S&W SPC CTG. And when in the chamber inscribed U, below this letter are numbers, 48170.below the numbers is another letter, V. Please help.Thanks!!
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Y'all are gonna make me check all of my Model 10 serial numbers aren't you? Sigh......

http://smith-wessonforum.com/album.p...ictureid=12693

http://smith-wessonforum.com/album.p...ictureid=12672

http://smith-wessonforum.com/album.p...ictureid=12674

http://smith-wessonforum.com/album.p...ictureid=12673

http://smith-wessonforum.com/album.p...ictureid=12606

http://smith-wessonforum.com/album.p...ictureid=12675

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I should take a group picture - it would be easier......
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I
I want to know the year of my 38 sp S&W the serial number is 890558
And can i shoot ammunition =P
Thanks a lot
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