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Old July 18, 2010, 10:20 PM   #1
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S&W Model 18-4

Located one with holster wear on the front barrell as well as the exjector rod, Howerver the cylinder was nice and tight; the barrel rifling very good; pinned; recessed with a serial number from the open cylinder strap consisting of K and four numbers which I do not remember.

Might anyone know approximately when this was made? Approximate value given the dirth of information I have provided?
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Old July 18, 2010, 10:34 PM   #2
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The S&W Model 18-4 was made from 1977 to 1982.
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Old July 19, 2010, 02:36 PM   #3
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Year of Manufacture

Thanks, I hope to photograph and post the weapon.
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Old July 19, 2010, 02:38 PM   #4
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You're gonna love that gun,,,

I have a 15-3 that is an absolute sweetheart to shoot,,,
As accurate as the day is long and a joy to hold

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Old July 21, 2010, 01:11 AM   #5
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The model 18 is a great little gun. They have been going up in price the last few years. It`s hard to say how much it is worth from your discription. Depends on how much holster wear. Assuming 85-90% I`d say $350-$400.
A really nice one might fetch $600+ these days.
They are outstanding shooters. If you can get it at a reasonable price, go for it. You will not be disappointed in how it shoots.

Here in my model 18-2 made in 1963. The pearl grips don`t really look all that good on a blue gun in my opinion. But they are real pearl grips, not plastic, so I`ve never changed them out for original style grips.

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