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Old 03-23-2011, 10:10 PM
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Okay, I've tried to load a picture of the S&W logo for an hour or so. I give up. My question is, can anyone decipher this logo? I've looked at it for years and it is kinda weird.

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Old 03-23-2011, 10:36 PM
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What are you trying to figure out about it? It is a superimposed S and W with a long vertically drawn out ampersand intertwined with the letters, similar to a vine twined about the letters.
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It is an old Indian symbol that means,
"White man boom stick that makes much noise and kills nothing will never equal the arrow."
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There is nothing to decipher. A logo is meant to be a quickly recognizable image that makes you think of the company instantly when you see it.


Nike's logo is a check mark (they call it a swoosh)

Dodge's logo is a Ram head

Mazda's logo is a set of wings in an oval

Pepsi's logo is a Red White and Blue ball

Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing's logo is 3M




The S&W logo is provided courtesy of S&W

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The "S" and "W" lay on top of each other and have flowery ends on the letter strokes. I think the ampersand is what throws people. It's the wishbone-looking thingy intertwined in the S and W. The photo below may help. The "S" is white, the "&" gold and the "W" black.
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.....I knew that....

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And I'm thinking it might make a neat tattoo on my right arm...

My left arm has this one....


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And I'm thinking it might make a neat tattoo on my right arm...

My left arm has this one....


Sweet tat!
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If you Google "Smith and Wesson Logo" you'll find some stencil ready artwork. Going full color?
We need to see the results too!
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