SMITH AND WESSON'S 38-44 HEAVY DUTY

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POST WAR 4 INCH HEAVY DUTY

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4 inch "Light Lug" HD









The first gun pictured is a Model of 1950 Heavy Duty.  It features the 4 line address on the right side of the frame; ejector rod knob that is the same size as the rod; barrel with ejector rod cut to accomodate the new ejector rod; short action and new style hammer and trigger; and new checkered walnut magna grips.  This gun was shipped from the factory on May 13, 1952 to John Jovino Co., New York City, New York.  It was shipped with a 4 inch barrel, blue finish and checkered walnut magna grips.

The next gun pictured is a Model of 1950 Heavy Duty.  It features the 4 line address on the right side of the frame; ejector rod knob that is the same size as the rod; barrel with ejector rod cut to accomodate the new ejector rod; short action and new style hammer and trigger; and new checkered walnut magna grips.  This gun was shipped from the factory on June 24, 1952 to Rex Firearms Co., New York City, New York.  It was shipped with a 4 inch barrel, nickel finish and checkered walnut magna grips.



The next gun pictured is a Model of 1950 "Light Lug" Heavy Duty.  It features the 4 line address on the right side of the frame; ejector rod knob that is the same size as the rod; short action and new style hammer and trigger; and new checkered walnut magna grips.  It is unique in that it does not have an ejector shroud which has been ground off by hand.  This gun was one of a 12 gun shipment which was shipped from the factory on August 8, 1960 to H.H. Harris Co., Chicago, Illinois.
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