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Old 01-03-2011, 05:28 PM
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Hello all...my first post here. I have a Model 66-2, with serial number AV817XX. Can someone here tell me the year this gun was manufactured?? Thanks in advance!
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Old 01-03-2011, 06:53 PM
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Actually your serial number should have 3 letters followed by 4 numbers, so I am guessing that yours is AVB17XX, which would place it late 1987.
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Old 01-03-2011, 07:03 PM
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It may well be a letter "B", but the overall stamping is crowded and somewhat difficult to read. In any case, thank you for the info!
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Mine is ADT 4648 and haven't seen one like it yet. Any info would be appreciated
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ADT puts it in 1984.
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Mine is 260K7XX I was just about to do a thread on this same revolver. I picked it up in a local Pawn Shop. It has the "F" stamp on the cylinder and a 2 1/2" barrel, round butt. It's about 90% to 95% condition wise. What's confusing me is on the cairn it has the MOD 66-2 stamp but no serial # as with most S&W's. No box or paper work. Also what would be the ball park value?

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I got a 66-3 serial number BBV44**. Gun is in perfect condition, but no box etc.
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