It is recommended that shipments be insured by the owner, since Smith & Wesson will accept no responsibility for loss or damage in transit.Transportation and insurance charges for return to owner will be paid by Smith & Wesson if the claim is covered by the warranty.It is important that the owner comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations in the shipment of firearms to Smith & Wesson.

Due to my situation at the time, I couldn't purchase a handgun, which was a real shame, because they were only $185 a piece. Have had a few semi autos I still carry, but the blue steel/wood or pachmayrs with a spare speedloader is tough to beat. I have a 4" heavy bbl and have had it since the late 70's. The Model 10 S&W is just as good as it gets if one needs a safe, simple, effective, reliable handgun.

Deputy sheriff drove up to my house one day and said I come to sell you my pistol as I'm retiring. As a retired LEO, still get a chance to qualify with my former dept. Here is one of mine, a 10-5, all dressed up to go to the BBQ.

It had a nice feel to it, and the bore and timing seemed very nice. Yes, the Smith & Wesson Model 10 is chambered in .38 Special. I have one and hope to acquire more in my collection.

It rode in the holsters of more police officers and security guards than almost any other double action revolver in U. I've used it for target shooting, casual plinking, and self defense without complaint.

This warranty is effective from the date of purchase and applies to the original owner of any firearm.

Smith & Wesson firearms are warranted to be free from defects in material and workmanship. mid-20th century, serial number 80885, checkered walnut grips, marked on the left of the barrel "SMITH & WESSON" and on the right side "38 S&W SPECIAL CTG.," barrel lg. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Estimate 0-250 In overall good condition with some holster wear on the cylinder and barrel.I think I might have paid a little too much but I was happy to find one in that kind of shape. I usually fold a handkerchief up and put in front of it to break up the outline.Nobodys noticed it after several years of carry this way.Any such defects of which Smith & Wesson receives written notice within one year from the date of purchase by the original owner, will be remedied by Smith & Wesson without charge within a reasonable time after such notification and delivery of the firearm as provided below.