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S&W 638-3 Special Edition 2 1/2 inch .38 Special Airweight Bodyguard SS NIB 38 spl +P Smith & Wesson 162523 Model

Item Number: 905229864
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S&W 638-3 Special Edition 2 1/2 inch .38 Special Airweight Bodyguard SS NIB 38 spl +P Smith & Wesson 162523 Model   Smith & Wesson Revolvers > Pocket Pistols
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Item condition: NIB
Item number: 905229864
Item caliber: .38 Special
Seller stock #: HG162523
Item location: TN

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Price: $389.95

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Name: Robertson Trading Post
Seller since: Jul. 2007
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HG162523 This is the faintly modified descendant of the 1955 Smith & Wesson Airweight Bodyguard, the model 638-3, current production 5-shot lightweight stainless .38 Special with the classic 2 inch barrel. With considerable demand for pocket revolvers in the 1950s, Smith & Wesson introduced its Centennial Model in 1952, but there was still demand for a pocket lightweight .38 that a person could still fire in single action mode, like the Airweight Chief's Special, only without the hammer spur snagging a person's pocket or purse upon drawing the weapon. The upper part of the frame, as the photos show, shield the hammer; but still exposes its cleat-serrated hammer spur enough to produce a cocking motion for precise single action firing. The lightweight stainless variant of the Airweight Bodyguard, the 638, was introduced as a limited run in 1989, then added as a regular part of the Smith & Wesson line in 1996, when Smith & Wesson beefed up the J-frame sufficiently for it to handle High Performance +P ammunition. This special edition variant of the 638 has a .312 MIM Metal-injected-Molded .312 smooth combat trigger and MIM flat-faced hammer with floating firing pin. All S&W Revolvers have an internal transfer bar safety that prevents accidental firing if a loaded weapon is dropped, and in 2002, the 638-3 entered the market with Smith & Wesson's patented internal lock. Barrel length is 2 1/2 inches, and this 5 shot pocket revolver only weighs 15 ounces empty. Grips are Smith & Wesson's new boot grip, softer rubber panels that give a surer grip without increasing the dimensions of the revolver. Smith & Wesson Product Code is 162523. These revolvers have always been fairly scarce, hardly ever more so than nowadays. Replacement price on them in our area, if a person can find one, is upwards of $600.00. We're offering the .38 Bodyguard Airweight Stainless model 638-3, the one in the photo or one of its identical mates, however for only $ 389.95 Now transferable to civilians in all jurisdictions of the United States of America. God bless Mr. Otis McDonald! >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> $10 lower 48; $30 Alaska, Hawaii or Puerto Rico, USPS Priority Mail, insured with Delivery Confirmation. Offers to buy must be for the registered user with his/her own money. Don’t let your buddies use your account, that smells like felony straw purchase. MC/Visa/Discover/USPS MO paid orders shipped same day. 7 day hold on checks. FFL transmissions ok by fax, e-mail or mail, please ask your dealer to put your name on there. We offer 7 day money back on used guns and items, but No Returns on New in Box guns or on Lay-aways or ammo. We do not pay transfer fees or return shipping. New guns have factory warranties and we are not a warranty station. We accept lay-away with 20% down, balance in 90 days - lay aways not refundable, though. Internet phone hours 8:30 – 4:30 CST Mon - Fri CST. Local pickup available. Robertson Trading Post 117 Front Street PO Box 365 Henderson, Tennessee 38340 We consider trade offers: blue & walnut; Blue &Stainless revolvers; good quality autos; US Gold & Silver; traditional guns in excellent condition.
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