Here is an attractive, serviceable and thoroughly traditional Smith & Wesson .38 Military and Police, numbered Model 10, Seventh Engineering change, that spent its entire career enforcing the law in South Louisiana. It came into service in 1978 under the Administration of the Honorable Gordon J. Martin, who served as Sheriff of St. James Parish, and spent a total of 40 years serving and protecting the good citizens of that jurisdiction. Barrel is 4 inch Standard or Pencil variant, pinned in place to the frame, with serrated ramp front sight. Capacity is 6 rounds of .38 Special, interchangeably with +P ammunition; type is traditional double and single action with transfer bar internal safety device; and construction is entirely blue steel with Smith & Wesson K Frame Square Butt grip frame. Trigger and hammer are original color casehardened .265 serrated face service trigger with matching serrated spur hammer. Grips are period correct Sile Italian Combat replacement combat. Surface detractions are extensive; after all, St. James is swampy. Barrel and upper frame area show extensive gray and brown areas, some of them etchy. Trigger and hammer sides still show their casehardening, but with browning; and there is extensive small brown freckling on the bluing. We rate it as only Good, 60 percent vicinity by our estimate; photos, at any rate, ought to suffice for our distinguished shoppers to judge finish grade for themselves. This Model 10 is Excellent mechanically. Bore, cylinder chambers, and mechanism are all bright, clean, and excellent. Blast effect to the under side of the frame top strap directly above the barrel's forcing cone is negligible, only faint streaking that is not distinguishable from the mill marks on that surface, and with no cutting whatsoever. Cylinder face to forcing cone gap measures wider than normal .010; and these facts, coupled with the moderate blue wear to the ejector rod, indicates to us that this revolver has not undergone very much firing, certainly not with +P rounds. Double action trigger pull is smooth and consistent; hammer travels an additional 5 degrees on all six positions in double action after the cylinder times into place. On single action, the hammer travels an additional 20 to 25 degrees on all six after timing.The single action trigger pull is a stiff but crisp and original 4 3/4 pounds. Lateral play to the cylinder is negligible, less than 1mm total, both with the trigger relaxed and with it fully depressed. Forward movement of the open cylinder on the yoke is moderate, about 2mm by our estimate. We're offering this very attractive, serviceable and collectable authentic Arcadian Lawman Model 10-7 for only $ 289.00 Not transferable to civilians in California, District of Colombia, or Massachusetts. Freight paid if we keep the grips. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> $12 lower 48; $40 Alaska, Hawaii or Puerto Rico, USPS Priority Mail, insured with Delivery Confirmation. Don’t let your buddies use your account, that kind of thing smells like felony level straw purchase attempt. MC/Visa/Discover/USPS MO paid orders shipped same day. 7 day hold on checks. FFL 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. We accept lay-away with 20% down, balance in 90 days, lay aways not refundable. 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 Buy, Sell, or Trade. We always have, since 1952
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We Buy, Sell, or Trade; we always have.
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