Target—Made with front and rear tang corrugated for improved grip also furnished with corrugated trigger finger piece August 14, 1923. Frame lug inserted in left side lower strap as buttment for cylinder in extracting shells. Knurled knob screwed to end as stop and buttment for Hand Ejector action. Patent dates stamped on top rib. At the instance of the forward action of frame bolt unlocking cylinder at bolster the center pin extending through extractor and rod engaging and releasing locking bolt from rod. Cylinder Stop—Pivoted on stop stud screwed in frame held in normal position through plunger and coil wire spring in body of stop.
Trigger Spring—Flat leaf spring with lug at butt inserted and pinned in slot inside of frame tang acting as combination trigger and rebounding lever spring. Provided with sliding catch to engage frame at joint shoulder at instance of extracting. Extractor Lifter Or Cam—First cams made with jointed catch, afterwards changed to the sliding catch, a slot being cut across face of cam to receive same. Trigger—Straight sides pivoted on trigger stud in frame, hand pivoted to right side carrying hand with stirrup which engaging notch in trigger spring acting as combination trigger and hand spring. Chafing bushings added to protect side finish. Side swing yoke jointed to frame forward of guard held in by pivoted plate screw at stud swinging out to left carrying cylinder on arm.
I need to know what caliber it is and approximate mfg. Shape at foot made to engage rounded surface of rebound slide. . Center hole made pentagon shape for extractor stem. Slot cut through wall at bottom cylinder cut for stop. Collar raised from body at thread shoulders to compensate for increased dia. What was the shape and how much were they asking? Trigger—Flanged finger piece pivoted to frame held in normal position by V-shaped trigger spring.
Barrel Catch—Made T-shaped, jointed in barrel strap forward of post cut, held in position by screw acting as pivot, raised lug on top of body acting as stop in lifting catch carrying rear sight slot, lug on bottom body acting as cylinder stop, angle projection forward of joint screw engaging catch cam holding catch in normal or latched position. Hammer—Shape changed at foot to engage rebound slide. V-shaped lug at bottom to operate split spring escapement for cylinder stop. The numbers on the but of the grip are 50197. Hammer—Straight side thumb piece, solid rectangular shaped nose, hand pivoted to left side. Full and half cock notches provided.
Spring plunger or latch inserted in side located to engage trigger hook, designed to operate stop upon first action of trigger pull, receding and latching under hook on trigger recovery. In 1869 the company developed a large frame single action revolver with an automatic ejector, first produced 1870, in the calibers and. The minute I picked it up I knew it was for me. Supica's book is my primary reference. Hammer Block—Made as leaf spring located in side plate with head projection to operate between hammer face and frame when hammer rests at rebound, being withdrawn from this normal position only through the full rearward action of trigger at the instance of firing. From 22,173 to 43,405 manufactured.
Cylinder—Six chamber, grooved, inserted gas ring. Extractor Cam—Located in barrel joint automatically extracting cartridges upon opening arm. Stop—Lever or leaf type inserted and jointed in top strap of frame held in normal position by coil wire spring. Hammer—Flanged thumb piece, solid round pointed nose, slotted to receive plain main spring stirrup, notches cut for double action throw, half and full cock position. Others are on the rear of the frame, above the gun's grip. You can try to contact their customer support by phone and see if they would be willing to help you that way. Counter-bored to receive flanged head extractor with ratchet designed to allow hand to pass by tooth in carrying up.
Hammer block plunger spring acting in combination as hand spring. They are pretty honest about the value. Cylinder—Five chambers, grooved, with inserted gas ring, screw to free position on base pin. Slot cut through left side wall at lock work for bolt thumb piece. Could anyone help me with this? Stock—Hard rubber checked, with monograms at stock circle. Flat boss raised from body underside to close space between barrel and extractor rod. Hand slot in frame made to conform.
Thankfully, most people will probably have a newer gun with the serial numbers, and it should be relatively easy to get more background information using that number. Anyway I was looking at Rugers when she picked up a new 686 and told me it just exuded quality -- and it did. By the way, some Smiths have a lot of numbers on them. It still can be a little tough to nail down a specific year without a factory letter, because Smith did not always produce guns in serial number order. Hammer block plunger hold drilled right angle to slot at hand free cut. Asked me if I would please buy a Ruger, Smith, or other pistol she trusted. The standard location for the serial number is above the trigger guard.
Round pointed nose inserted and pinned to place in slot allowing motion sufficient to result in straight thrust to primer, guided by and through bolster bushing. We think the robbers were still in the house when she came home and she was unarmed. Hammer—Straight sides, checked thumb piece, round pointed swivel hammer nose. I have been pretty successful in finding dates for old Smiths. Strap slotted to receive frame post two piece catch held together by screw pinned to barrel rear of post slot. Hand lever pin hole and hand lever spring hole chafing bushings removed.