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September 21, 2009, 10:22 PM
I am trying to find the date of manufacture of a Smith & Wesson model 41 .22LR auto pistol serial number 750xxx.
September 22, 2009, 08:02 AM
Since they were introduced in 1957, I'm thinking "early -60's", off the top of my head.
September 22, 2009, 09:14 AM
It should have an A somewhere in front of the number and the year is 1982
September 22, 2009, 09:41 PM
Thanks for the quick replies. I made a mistake in posting the serial number. It is actually 75xxx. Added a non-existing 0 after the 75. Maybe this will narrow it down a little. Any help would again be greatly appreciated.
September 22, 2009, 11:42 PM
From the Standard Catalog of Smith and Wesson 3rd Edition " Serial number range begining 1954 starts at 1001 and continues to115000 tin 1970 ". 1960 is a good guess.
September 23, 2009, 07:42 AM
75xxx would make it approx late 1958 or early 59, IMHO.
September 25, 2009, 10:46 PM
Call S&W and they will tell you when it left the factory.
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