Results 1 to 6 of 6
  1. #1
    zakjak221 is offline Junior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2009

    S & W Hammerless Nickel 38

    I have a very old pistol that was my Grampa's & I'm interested in selling it.
    Serial No. is 65261.
    Nickel w/mother of pearl handle,38 cal. Has some pit spots.
    Top of gun reads: S & W Springfield, Mass. LSA Pat'd Feb 20th,Dec. 1877,May IL 60,Sept. 11,Oct. 12.05,Aug. 4.85,Feb. 14.86,April 9.88,June 30.90.
    Could someone give me a ballpark price on gun and where to go to sell it? Gunbroker?
    Any help appreciated, Thanks--Mark

  2. #2
    TedDeBearFrmHell's Avatar
    TedDeBearFrmHell is offline Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    looks like a first model, made between 1891 and 1902 is my guess.... the safety hammerless is also known as the "lemon squeezer"

    best guess for a place to sell it would be the s&w forum

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Not sure but its nice. Gunbrokers a good place.

  4. #4
    Steve M1911A1's Avatar
    Steve M1911A1 is online now Senior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Northwest Washington State
    ...It's worth at least $450.00, and, because of the nickle and mother-of-pearl, it might be worth much more.

    Sell it to a collector, not a gunshop. A store would give you only about 50% of the selling price.

    The best sales method would be to place it with a gun-auction house, for instance Rock Island Arms. That's how you'd realize the most money from it.

  5. #5
    chup's Avatar
    chup is offline Junior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Don't sell Grandpa's Gun. You will be sorry. You should keep it in the Family.

  6. #6
    scooter's Avatar
    scooter is offline Supporting Member - Legally Armed Scooter Trash
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Quote Originally Posted by chup View Post
    Don't sell Grandpa's Gun. You will be sorry. You should keep it in the Family.
    I think I agree didnt cost you anything so keeping it wont cost you but selling what should be a family heirloom might make you sorry you did

Remove Ads


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Search tags for this page

1877 smith and wesson lemon squeezer

1932 smith and wesson 32 with pearl handle
1970's 38 special pearl handle

pearl handled pistols for sale

s ?and w gun lemon squeeze price
s&w 1877 hamerless
safety issues for smith & wesson lemon squeeze revolvers
smith & wesson 38 pearl handle

smith and wesson lemon squeezer 38 for sale

smith and wesson lemon squeezer pearl handle

smith and wesson pearl handle 38 revolver


value of pearl handled .38 handgun

Click on a term to search for related topics.

» Springfield Armory

» HGF Sponsors

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v4.2.1