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Old 04-14-2024, 04:38 AM
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Hi Guys
Just got this Mod 10-11?
Its 38 S&W 3 Inch barrel S/N 955280
Any info would be appreciated.
Im located in Australia

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Old 04-14-2024, 05:30 AM
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Welcome aboard.
Model numbers were not assigned until the late 1950's and your gun was made well before that. The barrel was obviously shortened and a front sight re-attached.

A photo of the butt would help.
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Stephen, does it have markings like this? Notice the "V" prefix. That would mean it was originaly an Aussie WWII Victory Model (a War time Lend Lease M&P).
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Appears to be a .38 Military & Police Model of 1905, 4th Change.

As above the barrel cut.

Edit ..I believe the gun has "United states property" stamped on the frame making it a 38-200.

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Welcome to the forum. Lots of great knowledge here.
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Appears to be a .38 Military & Police Model of 1905, 4th Change.

As above the barrel cut.

Edit ..I believe the gun has "United states property" stamped on the frame making it a 38-200.
It says "Made in the USA".
There seems to be a caliber designation on the barrel but I cannot read it.
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It's been chopped and channeled for sure, in my view that gives the old warhorse character and maybe a new lease on life...The two Smiths in my current EDC rotation both fit that description...

The OP said it's "38 S&W" which means the .38-200 caliber is correct...Welcome to our forum, and please post some more pics from all angles......Ben
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