S&W snub nose (age /info question )

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S&W snub nose (age /info question )

Post by Queso Grande » Wed Feb 06, 2013 2:56 pm

Model 36 659XXX on the butt and 486XX stamped on the crane or yoke. Any idea whats going on, maybe cylinder and yoke/crane change? where could i find info or if you have it please share.
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Re: S&W snub nose (age /info question )

Post by LWCmdr45 » Thu Apr 03, 2014 5:21 pm

The number on the butt is the serial number. The number under the crane is simply a factory assembly number which matches a number inside the side plate, but has nothing to do with the SN. Assuming there's no missing letter in that SN, production date would be in the later 1960s.



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