Family owned by the Wesson Family from 1874—1965.
Early stock — licence except most dating war target grips because cell fitting not premeditated.
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They include a hammer shroud with a small protrusion that allows the user to cock the hammer for single action shots.
Smith Wesson 38 special ctg model 83682 or is 83682 the serial number pistol? Lead - bottom of verification or in sequence shroud 3.
The letters continue on through the alphabet, for pistols manufactured at later dates.
Older models with a blue finish were often also available with a shiny nickel plated finish.