Smith & Wesson 357 Magnum Per-27, S Prefix 5-Screw
Here for sale is this awesome shape Smith & Wesson Pre-27, 5-Screw, 357 magnum. Serial number S132XXX is correctly marked on butt and under ejection rod. Features of 5-Screw square butt N-frame are; A 6.5-inch Pinned barrel with a full length fine checkered .30-inch top rib, Adjustable micro-click rear sight with black target square notch blade, front sight is target .150 partridge, the Counter Recessed Cylinder has matching serial number stamped on outer rim of chamber face, revolver sports standard grooved trigger and .390 checkered hammer, insert Dimond checkered Walnut Magna style stocks with SW medallions that are numbered to gun. Single action trigger pull breaks in typical vintage hand fitted Smith fashion at just under 4 lbs. Action is surprising tight with no excess lateral or rotational cylinder movement, lock up strong and positive with timing dead on, cylinder notches show no wear adverse marks, no top strap erosion with only a small amount of carbon even present, forcing cone shows no erosion and looks unfired clean, bore is shiny, smooth, clear, and rifling is excellent with sharp consistent lands and grooves, cylinder shows only the slightest of drag lines as does the splatter shield, there is only minimal loss of bluing at muzzle, case colors jump out and look great, I would rate this gun at a solid 95% less the side-plate that shows discoloration and some finish speckling, no rust present though out, please see attached photos. This revolver’s build date is between 1948 to 1955 using the S&W standard catalog, making this Smith is C&R eligible. Pistol comes in the correctly marked Gold Cardboard Box pictured.