What frame is a S&W Model 67?
Models 10 and 64 have a heavy barrel and fixed sights while the Model 67 adds an adjustable rear sight and red ramp front sight. All three are built on the medium-sized K-Frame that has been around since 1899 under different names. One might ask why chamber a gun in just .
Where is the model number on a S&W revolver?
Revolvers – The official serial number is located on the bottom of the butt of the frame. Some revolvers also have the serial number located on the inside of the frame, in the yoke area.
What is a Smith & Wesson 38 Special Ctg?
CTG” as it appears on the roll mark of a Smith and Wesson revolver is simply an abbreviation for the word “cartridge”. It is NOT a designation of the model of the firearm, when you see “. 38 S&W Special CTG” on the side of the gun it just means it’s chambered in . 38 special.
What is a Smith and Wesson 38 Special Ctg?
Is this a rare 38 S&W CTG?
Not rare, but a nice piece of WWII history. Hard to tell from he dark picture but it is possible the barrel was cut back and recrowned. Hi Wanda, For clarification, is it marked .38 S&W CTG or .38 S&W Special CTG?
When did the first 38 Special revolver come out?
Welcome to the forums from the Wiregrass, Ash! Your family has a Model of 1899, 1st Model Military & Police, Army & Navy revolver from 1902. This revolver was designed specifically for the .38 Special cartridge (CTG) and was initially released for sale in 1899.
What does the stamping on a 38 Special revolver mean?
The stamping just indicates the gun is chambered for the .38 Special cartridge. Model names didn’t start until 1957. Until then, your model was known as the .38 Military & Police revolver as mentioned before.
Why did S&W make the 38 Special?
This revolver was designed specifically for the .38 Special cartridge (CTG) and was initially released for sale in 1899. S&W hoped to capture the military market because the U.S. government cartridge at the time was the .38 Long Colt which was anemic.