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This was under the tree this morning. an old C serial numbered model 10 with nice vintage real stag grips. It is a nice original honest wear shooter. there is a rollmark under the thumb release that says Davidson's Greensboro, NC. I might have to research that a little, might be an exclusive release or something.

My wife knows I will always love a vintage smith and wesson.
 

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That is a beauty, built in the era of great revolvers. Enjoy.
 

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This was under the tree this morning. an old C serial numbered model 10 with nice vintage real stag grips. It is a nice original honest wear shooter. there is a rollmark under the thumb release that says Davidson's Greensboro, NC. I might have to research that a little, might be an exclusive release or something.

My wife knows I will always love a vintage smith and wesson.
I'm not certain as to why that would be stamped on there, but nothing like the older Smith and Wessons.....fine looking revolver!
 

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Hey Zane, Just a thought, Would Davidson's mark their range guns that way. If they had indoor ranges.
 

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Davidsons Gallery of Guns. They have a house guarantee and im sure thats how they know it came form them.

Nice wheelie. Those old M10s are great shooters.
 

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has an exceptionally sweet and crisp single action trigger pull. either got a good one from smith and wesson or someone has tuned it a bit. I am always amazed at the quality of old smith revolvers. I have a one of the victory models that has been threw heck as well as my brazilian contract 45 revolver and they still lock up perfect and are timed just fine.

I got out the s&w book and I narrowed it down to a 1962 model. Like Todd51 said back when they made good stuff.
 

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Hi gang - I work at Davidson's and I asked our CEO about this. This was his reply:

"My guess is it was part of guns we imported from Ontario, Canada that had been in use by the provincial police. I am not positive, but the stamping under the grips indicates that it was imported by us and we did acquire several batches from there in the mid-80’s. I cannot remember any other places we imported Model 10’s from."

Hope this helps - and enjoy that fantastic S&W!
 

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Santa ( my wife ) left me six one thousand round cases of 5.56. Got to love Santa...
 

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Sweet piece and a great wife.
 

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thanks for the Info gunniekev. the wear and low round count would be consistent with a police trade in.
 

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