Here is a worthy specimen of a quite scarce Reagan Era Smith & Wesson, the .38 Bodyguard Stainless, first engineering change, model 649-1. This one's prefix is BER, so it was likely manufactured in late 1989. This fully traditional, no suffix variant of the Bodyguard Stainless is identical to the classic blue steel bodyguard except for being a stainless. This one is classic short J frame. Its frame's extended area that surrounds the hammer, gives sufficient added strength that our local owners of these pre-Magnum-J frames have experienced no problems using +P ammunition in them. Since this specimen's top strap underside exhibits only negligible blast effect, we do not believe that its owner fired any +P rounds in it; probable carry load was Federal non-plus-P Nyclad 125 grain ammunition. Surface detractions are only faint to moderate, edge scouring and side plate scouring here and there; and we estimate that less than 20 percent of its entire surface is affected. Photos, at any rate, should suffice for prospective owners to judge finish grade for themselves. Specs are: traditional double- and single-action revolver, 2 inch barrel; 1/10 inch serrated ramp blade front sight with fixed notch rear sight; .312 Satin Stainless Trigger; .240 Serrated Satin Stainless Shrouded Hammer; five shot capacity with internal transfer hammer block safety mechanism; and period correct Sile rubber combat finger groove grips. Note that the yoke screw and its adjacent area show moderate stress from this revolver's annual servicing by S&W factory-trained Department Armorers. This Stainless Bodyguard, then, is excellent mechanically; bore, cylinder chambers and mechanism are all bright, clean, and excellent. Own this attractive, historic and collectable Smith & Wesson .38 Special for only $ 359.95. Not transferable to civilians in California, D.C., or Massachusetts. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Handguns: $10 flat fee shipping to the lower 48 states; $30 to Alaska, Hawaii or Puerto Rico, USPS Priority Mail, insured with Delivery Confirmation. We accept checks with no more than 7 days hold. MC or Visa phone- or fax-in orders shipped same day; USPS Money Order paid items shipped same day. Personal checks are better than Cashier’s checks or Non-USPS Money Orders. We require initial payment of at least 20% down within 7 days of offers to buy; otherwise we relist. . Auction Arms and Gun Broker require us to issue negative feedback on non-paying bidders, not the case, though, with GA. We can accept FFLs not only in the mail, but also by scan or fax, so long as they are legible and signed. We always do everything possible in order to make the transferring dealer's life easy. NO RETURNS on NEW IN BOX guns or on Lay-aways. New In Box guns have factory warranties if there is a problem, they have to go to the factory or a factory authorized service gunsmith. We accept lay-away with 20% down, balance in 90 days - lay aways not refundable, though. Internet phone hours 8:30 - 4 CST Mon - Sat CST. Robertson Trading Post 117 Front Street PO Box 365 Henderson, Tennessee 38340 We consider trade offers. Most traditional guns we like, blue & walnut etc.; S&W, Colt, Ruger Blue &Stainless; even RG, H&R, Taurus, Rossi Revolvers. US Gold & Silver; .22 Magnums, .22-250, .243, traditional guns in excellent condition.
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