View Full Version : need info on old s&w
December 10, 2006, 07:35 PM
can anyone tell me exactlywhat i have and its value.it is a s&w 32-20 with real mother of pearl grips,it has 6 & 1 half inch barrel,blue finish,ser #409xx last pat. date is feb-6-06. thanks for your help,
December 10, 2006, 08:27 PM
With that serial number and patent date, it would be the .32-20 Hand Ejector, Model 1905, Second Change. About 11,700 were made between 1907 and 1909. Yours would have been about midway in production, so 1908 would be a good bet. Value in like-new condition will run $500; one in average condition will run about $200-225.
The pearl grips don't add much if anything to the value (they were common at the time) and can detract if chipped or broken.
December 11, 2006, 06:36 AM
thanks for your help jim.now i know
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