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Old January 4, 2009, 12:19 AM   #1
codyboyd
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Smith and Wesson serial number help

I just got a S&W six shooter passed down to me that belonged to my great-grandpa, so I know it's pretty old, I am just curious if anybody can help me put a year on it. It is a 38 S&W CTG serial number V301xxx.

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Old January 4, 2009, 12:38 AM   #2
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1942/45. Likely the first year.

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Old January 4, 2009, 12:36 PM   #3
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A word to the wise, it chambers the 38 Smith and Wesson cartridge ( that's the meaning of CTG ), not the .38 Special. Two different cartridges. Your gun is called a Victory Model with some collectors interest. Wartime usage. I'm on a tight time line right now and have to leave for the airport. Someone else can answer your next question " What is a Victory Model "
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