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HS Model 38S German revolver

Discussion in 'The Ask the Pros & What's It Worth? Forum' started by RF4guy, Nov 20, 2004.

  1. RF4guy

    RF4guy New Member

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    Does anyone on the forum have any experience with these? It looks sturdy enough, but not sure of the quality. All steel or alloy frame etc.
     
  2. Xracer

    Xracer *TFF Admin Staff Mediator*

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    Who is "HS"?

    The only H-S I find listed makes rifles out in Rapid City, SD.
     

  3. lead

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    First, welcome to the forum. This is a great place to hang out.
    I assume it is H. Schmidt. Also sold as Arminius revolvers, and the Windicators that EAA still sells. Not a very bad gun, not target grade either. I know it is an alloy frame, but I think it has a steel sleeve in the barrel. I would stick to factory ammo in it, no hot reloads. I bought one at a pawn shop awhile back for $70.
     
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  4. RF4guy

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    Thanks for the info...I couldn't find much information, but I thought it looked like a windicator. What's the value of an older, 1960-70's one LNIB?
     
  5. lead

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    As to value, like I said, I bought one for $70. They don't command a high price. A nice one will probably bring more, but only if you're selling to an individual. Dealers won't give you much. A few guys around here have bought them as a tackle box gun.
     
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