Please Help Identify My S&W Snubbie
I have an S&W snub nose revolver (6 shot) with no model markings on it at all. I've found the serial number as well as another set of numbers. The serial number is on the bottom of the grip, under the barrel and on the inside of one of the grip panels (as well as someone's initials). The only other markings are "Smith & Wesson. 38 S&W SPC. CTG" on the left side of the barrel. The S&W logo with "Trade Mark" on the left side of the frame below the cylinder release. And "Made in USA" on the right side of the frame above and to the right of the trigger guard. The bluing is almost non-existent. I've done a little research on the net and figured that it's at least pre-WWII. I've seen a lot of comments on other forums saying to get the S&W Standard Catalog, 3rd edition to look it up. This is the only S&W I own and honestly have no need (or money) to buy the book. If anyone could help me out, I'd really appreciate it.