serial number on the butt is 412367
SN's ran from 295000 in 1962 to 786544 in 1969.
About $350 to $400 depending on condition.
Modern ammo is just fine.
Serial numbers ran from 1D45001 in 1979 to 1D99999 in 1980.
.38 airweight s/n cnl 7xxx 637-2
.38 special s/n ccp 2xxx 64-5
CCP = 1998.
CNL = post 2004. Book only covers up to 2004.
You can call S&W's customer service and they will give you the DOB over the phone for free.
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