Object Title

Centrefire five-shot revolver - Smith and Wesson Chief's Special Model 36

Centrefire five-shot revolver - Smith and Wesson Chief's Special Model 36

Date

1969

Object Number

XII.10276

Provenance

Presented by Sussex Police

Physical Description

A snub nosed small framed revolver with a swing out cylinder released by a locking catch on the rear left of the frame. The ejector rod is partly shrouded. The hammer is matt finished steel with a narrow spur, coarsely chequered. The butt is large for the type of pistol, and has a two piece wooden grip, with chequered panels. it is retained by a single screw. The whole pistol is blued. Fitted with a three screw sideplate

Dimensions

OverallLength178mm
BarrelLength47mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number J86118

Calibre

.38 in Special

Inscriptions and Marks

L.barrel: SMITH AND WESSON. Rear left frame: S&W logo R.barrel: .38 S&W SPL. Lower frame left: S&W MADE IN USA SMITH AND WESSON SPRINGFIELD MASS.Inside the crane the number 65810 is stampe. London proofmarks are also stamped.

Associations

Places USA