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Where is the serial number on a Smith and Wesson Model 29?

The serial number of your gun is on the bottom of the grip on the butt. A Model 29-2 serial number should start with a “N” prefix – example: N 68337.

What length barrel did Dirty Harry use?

Both an 8 3/8-inch and three 6 1/2-inch Model 29s were procured for filming. The longest barrel was to be primarily showcased in posters, where with special photography, that already long barrel was made to seem even more sizable.

When did Smith and Wesson start using serial numbers?

Smith & Wesson started putting serial numbers on their guns in 1857, Model No 1, First Issue, serial no 1.

What year is my Smith and Wesson Model 29 2?

The M29-2 was made from 1961 to 1982. The . 44 Magnum was introduced in 1955.

Where are Smith and Wesson serial numbers?

Where is the serial number located on my handgun? Revolvers – The official serial number is located on the bottom of the butt of the frame. Some revolvers also have the serial number located on the inside of the frame, in the yoke area.

When did the Smith and Wesson Model 29-2 change?

The Model 29-2 replaced it the following year, with one screw that had secured the cylinder-stop spring being deleted. The barrel length was shortened from 6 1⁄2 to 6 inches (170 to 150 mm) in 1979.

When did the Smith and Wesson Model 629 come out?

Model 629. Introduced in 1978, the Smith & Wesson Model 629 is a stainless steel version of the Model 29. The 629 model designation derives from Smith & Wesson’s practice of denoting a stainless steel version of one of their already existing designs by placing a 6 in front of the model number of the original weapon.

What kind of barrel does a Smith and Wesson have?

5⁄8 inches (76, 102, 127, 152, 165, 213 and 270 mm) barrels as standard models. Other barrel lengths were available either by special order from Smith & Wesson’s Custom Shop or custom built by gunsmiths.

When did the Smith and Wesson mountain gun come out?

Mountain Gun Variation. Mountain Gun engraved by John K. Pease and Wayne Di’Angelo through the Smith & Wesson Custom Engraving Shop. The Mountain Gun was introduced in 1989 as a lightweight version of the Model 29 designed to be “carried often and shot little”. The barrel profile is a reprise of the original design.