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Old January 29, 2013, 06:31 PM   #1
2nd Fiddle
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Join Date: January 29, 2013
Location: Clarksville, TN
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Ammo for S and W .38 cal. Safety Hammerless ???

I have an old Smith and Wesson .38 Safety Hammerless revolver. It is a 3rd production, serial #701XX. The last patent date on it is June 5, 90. It has a 3 1/4" barrel. Blued steel with most of the bluing worn off.

It was originally purchased by my great-grandfather in Nova Scotia appx. 1892.

He was a sea captain and carried it out of necessity.

It was passed down to me from him to his daughter, to my father, then to me about 30 years ago.

I would like to know if there are any factory loads that can be safely fired in this old handgun.
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