Smith and wesson model 2. Antique Smith and Wesson Revolvers 2019-12-20

Smith & Wesson Model 1 1/2

Smith and wesson model 2

This version used a top break with a sideplate thumb latch and was made from 1909 until 1920 for a total of 59,400 revolvers. Try doing that with a plastic fantastic. It was the first commercially successful revolver to use cartridges instead of loose , , and. Some guns are more than possessions. This model was used by in a courthouse escape attempt in 1913. Attempting a research project, making a study, or merely observing is both a rewarding and a frustrating experience. These models were deemed to be sub-par and did not leave the factory until 1888.

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Smith & Wesson Model 27 Revolver ~ Gun Review

Smith and wesson model 2

Payne 1863 324 5 blue 50 2 No pin in grip. Recorded serial range 10627 - 40044 This type is the same as type 3 except for an increase in the size of the serial number stamps. Curtis A site devoted to research for an upcoming book. Never had a doubt in my mind that I would take this to my grave. For more information, or to ask a question about any of our guns, please call 877 214-9327 or email. The new die, although the same length as the previous one, has slightly taller letters. It took me a long time to figure out what he meant by finding a gun with soul, and I came the conclusion that it meant finding myself in what I loved.

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Smith & Wesson Model 2

Smith and wesson model 2

I am not sure about this one. When the pistol came out of the waxed paper wrapper, it looked almost wet it was so evenly polished. The tiny number dies used since the beginning of production on the 1st Model 1st Issue, were abandoned and number dies about twice as large were substituted. Note the overlap in serial numbers between this and Type 2. Still have it and would carry it again as a duty gun without hesitation. I consider the 135gr bullet to be an excellent compromise between speed and weight.

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Smith & Wesson Model 2

Smith and wesson model 2

Those old timers had a wealth of knowledge acquired on the range and battlefield. According to published sources, 77,155 Model 2 Army revolvers were made. Fine checkering decorates the top of the frame and barrel. This is a piece of history made in our era and it should be left as such. The oriental markings are usually registration markings. It is a , tip-up holding seven black powder cartridges.

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Smith & Wesson Model 2

Smith and wesson model 2

We have a 23 minute video of the , which shows an overview of the Model 2 Army. Soldiers and officers on both sides of the conflict made private purchases of the revolvers for self-defense. I own a Model 19-3. Other: Star on frame at left side. I have a great fondness for both revolvers.

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Smith and Wesson Model 2 Army Revolver

Smith and wesson model 2

Recorded serial range 37188 - 59680 This variation appears to be an attempt at economy as the final milling cut on the breech face was eliminated. You used all Hornady in your review and one Sig. The factory star was put on guns reworked or refinished at the factory from the late 1800s until 1953. Anyway thanks, ill be looking to see if the model 27 feels as good in my hand as the man you spoke of. It can be readily distinguished from the first two issues by its lack of ejector rod under the barrel, the large hinge in front of, and just below the barrel, and the extractor that ejects spent cartridges when the barrel is hinged downward.

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Smith & Wesson Model No. 2 Army

Smith and wesson model 2

The grip escutcheon is now dished instead of contoured with the grip and grip screw head is rounded instead of contoured See drawing. Eight original nickel finishes recorded. The barrel stamp has moved closer to the hinge. The 135gr Critical Duty load produced the best groups and was very easy to fire in the Model 27. It was produced in three varieties from 1865 through 1892, with total production exceeding 223,000. This first type has a two pin frame and a second grip retaining pin at the top of the rear strap.

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Smith and Wesson Model 2 Army Revolver

Smith and wesson model 2

The majority of the 2's with oriental markings fall in this group. Dailey 72 Indiana Bricker 176 5 Blue 25 1 196 5 Blue 50 1 200 6 1 William Lowel Putman 205 6 Blue 98 1 220 5 Blue 1 223 6 1 B Kittredge. On 3167 only the back or the G in Springfield is broken out. It was a time when folks expected the things they spent their hard earned cash for, to last and be handed down to their sons and grandsons. Certain special features cannot be attributed to the factory. Double Action 38 The Model 2 in.

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