Make offer. Rare and exceptional condition S&W pre-model 27 .357 Magnum revolver with scarce 3-1/2" barrel. S101xxx serial range. Made ca. 1950-1954. Beautiful original finish S&W oven blueing rates above NRA excellent with more than 99.5% finish. Pistol has very slight cylinder drag that may have been there since the pistol was test fired and left the factory new. There are no signs it was ever carried. All matching serial numbers on frame, cylinder, barrel and right side grip. Pretty much impossible to upgrade as far as condition goes. No box or papers is the only thing that keeps me from rating this gun "as new". A truly unblemished example that displays beautifully both sides. Please contact the seller through the GunsAmerica site for more information and photos. A great addition to any S&W collection. Don't miss this one. They don't come along too often this good. FFL or C&R required to purchase this pistol. Please see my other listings.
FFL or C&R required to purchase this pistol.
might consider nice, original finish USGI military pistols.
I am a collector of all U.S. military issue handguns, especially the M1911, M1911A1 and Colt Govt. Model pistols. My primary interest involves U.S. military pistols and revolvers manufactured before 1947. However, I also collect high quality WWII Axis pistols and Colts manufactured up about 1980.
I am a Life Member of the N.R.A., CCA and several other collector associations. I am a member of several online forum sites, but generally only post in the collector boards. I administer a website to provide inspection services for USGI handguns and provide collector information and photos.
I regularly buy to upgrade my collection. We attend more than 30 gun shows each year and regularly exhibit displays at some of the major shows and the Colt Collector Association annual conventions. I also provide paid inspections at the shows through our website.
I am acknowledged in Clawson's Collectors Guide and Meadows' Volume II and have acquired several pistols featured in books and articles authored by Clawson, Meadows, Pate and Brunner. feel free to contact me for more information or references.
I am not an 01 FFL and use a local shop for all transactions requiring shipment and dealer transfers. I do legal face-to-face transactions only where permitted by law.