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Category: Blue Book of Guns, Firearms Appraisals
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I have a &Wesson 38 special revolver that my father had in

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Hi, I have a Smith &Wesson 38 special revolver that my father had in the late
JA: How can the Gunsmith help you with your firearm? Please tell me everything you can so the Gunsmith can help you best.
Customer: I'm sorry, I didn"t finish. He had it in the late 30s . I was trying to find out how old it is and how much it might be worth.
JA: Is there anything else the Gunsmith should be aware of?
Customer: the serial number on the bottom of the butt is 345 Y or R.
JA: What else should I tell the Gunsmith?
Customer: Its in good shape. Never been blued or refinished. I fired it last week. Shoots good. Black plastic grips.
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Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Blue Book of Guns, Firearms Appraisals
Expert:  Philip Van Cleave replied 11 months ago.

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1. What other markings do you see on that gun (including looking on the parts of the gun that might be hidden until the cylinder is open)?

2. Can you attach some photos showing both sides of the gun?

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