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Old 07-07-2020, 05:00 PM
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Hey guys,
I've got a model 60 that I've had for years. The serial number is:

BRR1782

Any information with respect to this Serial Number would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
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The triple alpha/4 digit serial#'s started in 1980 with AAAXXXX for the Model 686. The Model 586 was introduced in 1981. Your serial# of AAL9XXX dates to the later part of 1982 according to the Standard Catalog of S&W (3rd Edition). Someone else will have to chime in for current values but if you search completed listings on the Auction Site "Gunbroker" for the Model 586, that should give you an idea of current prices. The presentation case that comes with the revolver doesn't add anything to its market value. Hope this helps.
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I've got a model 60 that I've had for years. The serial number is:

BRR1782

Any information with respect to this Serial Number would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
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BRR1782=1994
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Thanks 824TSV for the quick response.
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Hello -

I need some help with information on a Model 10 with a 3" barrel and round butt that I'm looking at.

It's a 10-8 with a serial number of 9D300XX.

They say that it was made in 1970 but when I check the book it looks more like late 70's with that serial number range and a 10-8.

It's a nice revolver so....I'm just trying to nail down the year it was shipped.
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Just picked up a usd 686-5 , 6 shot, 4" barrel today. No Box or any other paperwork to ID the date of manufacture. Serial number is CEF93**. I want to get a correct type of OEM case for it. Can anyone tell me what the date would be for my serial number? Thanks
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Hello -

I need some help with information on a Model 10 with a 3" barrel and round butt that I'm looking at.

It's a 10-8 with a serial number of 9D300XX.

They say that it was made in 1970 but when I check the book it looks more like late 70's with that serial number range and a 10-8.

It's a nice revolver so....I'm just trying to nail down the year it was shipped.
Any help is appreciated.
The Standard Catalog of S&W (3rd Edition) idicates:
1981 7D10001-9D44500
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Just picked up a usd 686-5 , 6 shot, 4" barrel today. No Box or any other paperwork to ID the date of manufacture. Serial number is CEF93**. I want to get a correct type of OEM case for it. Can anyone tell me what the date would be for my serial number? Thanks

CEF93XX=2000
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The Standard Catalog of S&W (3rd Edition) idicates:
1981 7D10001-9D44500
Thanks for checking on it.
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Any help on 442 BRN14XX DOB appreciated....
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Been awhile since I've logged in here. I picked up a 686-3 with a 6 inch barrel today. What a wonderful sidearm. Any information on date of manufacture/shipment would be appreciated. BFJ98XX. And a photo just because....
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Hi All,

I have a 686-6 with a serial number that starts with "CHU" xxxx. Would anyone know when this 686-6 was either shipped or built?

Thanks in advance

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Thank you 824tsv. MY2004 it is.

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Can someone date my four inch barrel model 15-4 for me please? SN is 26K1229. Also could the TH and TT that I have, be original? Thank You
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The serial# dates to about 1978. The target hammer and target trigger could have been ordered. Do you have the original box? The box end label will indicate how the revolver was equipped.
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If you want the ship date, you will need a copy of the Standard Catalog of Smith and Wesson to look your serial number up in. Alternately, you can post the serial number here and one of us who has the book can look it up for you. If you want more detailed information, you will need to pay for a letter from Smith and Wesson's historian, Roy Jinks.
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I just got a new 66-8 4.25 barrel SN DKS4339. Can someone help me with the date of manufacture. Thank you
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Model 642-2, serial is DJK****. I think it would be around 2017-2018, but would be good to know. Thanks!
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Good morning. Can someone advise the ship date of my 586 6?

ACV66XX

Thanks in advance.

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Good morning. Can someone advise the ship date of my 586 6?

ACV66XX

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The serial# prefix of ACV=1983
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I have 649 (no dash) serial ALV419x. If anyone could help determine the approximate date of manufacture, I would appreciate it.

Thanks so much for your time and trouble.
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The serial# prefix of ALV=1985
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The serial# prefix of ALV=1985
Thanks very much! That's the year I purchased it.
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