Make: Smith & Wesson
Model: Model 19 - 6
Serial Number: BKV8137
Year of Manufacture: 1991 – 1992
Caliber: .38 Special / .357 Magnum
Action Type: Single Action and Double Action Swing Out Cylinder Revolver
Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “SMITH & WESSON”. The yoke cut is marked “MOD. 19-6” and the yoke “003”. The cylinder face is marked with a “9”. The left side of the frame has a large S&W logo and the bottom of the grip frame is marked “BKV8137”. The right side of the frame has the four line “Marcas Registradas” address. The right side of the barrel is marked “S. & W. 357 MAGNUM”.
Barrel Length: 2 ½”
Sights / Optics: This revolver is mounted with a serrated ramp fixed front sight on top of a solid rib. There is a micrometer click adjustable rear sight.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are checkered walnut Magna style with a black Tyler T-grip. There are no chips or cracks, but there are numerous small compression marks. The grips rate in about Good overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: All Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion and the muzzle crown is good.
Overall Condition: This revolver retains about 80% of its metal finish. There are drag marks on the cylinder. There are spots of minor surface erosion on the outside of the yoke, left side of the barrel and rib, the serrated back strap and the hump at the top back of the grip frame. (Please see photos.) The hammer and trigger are case colored. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this gun rates in about Very Good condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly both single action and double action. There is a .312” smooth combat trigger. There is a .375” checkered semi target hammer. This is a 3 screw model with a round butt grip frame.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: A tan Bianchi “Blackwidow” thumb brake holster with 1 ¾” belt slots is provided. The surface of the holster is scuffed from use, but is still very serviceable.
Our Assessment: The S&W Model 19 with a 2 ½” barrel continues to be popular with many outdoorsman as the handgun carried for contingency purposes. It’s small enough to bring along and powerful enough to be worth bringing. As a self-defense gun, particularly for carry this is a very versatile and reliable choice. With the ability to shoot both .38 +P and .357 Magnum you have a wide selection of purpose made defensive ammunition available and few guns are more reliable than a S&W double action revolver.
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This revolver is not on the California “roster of certified for sale handguns”, and can only be transferred to a California resident as a private party transaction (PPT) at our shop in Simi Valley. This does not apply to out of state buyers.
|Payment and Shipping Instructions:|
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Your item will be shipped within 1 week of receipt of good funds, usually the next day. You will receive an automatic notification with a tracking number upon shipment, to let you know that we have received funds. If you are in Southern California, you are welcome to pick your item up and complete the transfer at our shop in Simi Valley (M-F, 8-5).
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