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I have a & wesson 38 S&W special CTG serial # D954452 that…

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I have a smith & wesson 38 S&W special CTG serial # D954452 that is in PRIME shape & like new. It is to heavy for my wife & a little heavy for me also. We are in our 80's. I am thinking of trading it in for a lighter gun. What year was it made & what is it worth?

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Firearms Expert: Jon, Consultant replied 1 month ago

I can tell you that according to your serial number your S&W revolver was made in 1976-1977. When swing out the cylinder of the revolver take a look at the frame of the gun where the cylinder assembly attaches to the frame. There should be a number stamped there. It should have a stamp something like MOD 10 or 10-2 or 14-1 or something like that. Can you please tell me what you see stamped in this area?

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