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S&W Model 36 Chief's Special 2"

Discussion in 'Handgun Classifieds' started by 57chevy, Aug 18, 2009.

  1. 57chevy

    57chevy Hillsboro Member

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    Thinking of trading my Smith & Wesson Model 36 Chief's Special 2" that I have still with the box and paperwork, and the paperwork is dated April 15, 1955. The gun is in good shape. My uncle carried it in his log truck on runs way back when, but he has since passed away. This has less than a box thru it. I like semi-automatics, not revolvers, so if you are interested, let me know. Pictures are available to those interested. Thanks
     
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  2. pokerace

    pokerace Newberg Well-Known Member

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    what are you looking for in trade?
     
  3. Malibu38368

    Malibu38368 Unincorporated WA Co. Member

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    +1

    I probably don't have anything of interest to you, but I'd love to get my mitts on one of these, especially one this old.
     
  4. silatized

    silatized portland, oregon Member

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    Hello
    Can you send me some pictures?
    Thanks:)
    Silatized
     
  5. CEF1959

    CEF1959 Willamette Valley, Oregon New Member

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    Agree with all of the above. Pictures and info about what you are looking for in trade (both types and $$ value) would be great.
     
  6. silatized

    silatized portland, oregon Member

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    I have 10mm, 40s&w, 45 acp, 38 supper all semi autos
    email me and let's talk
    buffalomai@gmail.com
    What do you have in mind?
     
  7. gtivan

    gtivan Salem Member

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    What the ehck. Pictures to please. Nothing to trade but willing to buy.
     
  8. 57chevy

    57chevy Hillsboro Member

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    I am looking for semi-automatic handguns, prefer 9mm or bigger, but will look at all offers. I have no cash value on this as I don't know the value and as I have seen that no matter what the value is it would be too much. It is being a good little safe queen and doesn't take up much room, so I don't need to sell it.

    As far as pictures are concerned, I am not computer savvy as most of you are, so if you are interested, send your email and I will send the pictures.
     
  9. ricsha

    ricsha Oregon Coast - Lincoln City Member

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    The Blue Cardboard box with the Statement of Liability and Warranty dated April 15, 1955 was used for many years. I still have mine, purchased new in 1973 or '74. These little J-frame revolvers represent some of the best S&W had to offer, in my humble opinion.
     
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    Frog Vancouver, Washington Member

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  11. madcratebuilder

    madcratebuilder Ardenwald, OR Well-Known Member

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    Does this have M-36 stamped on the crane area? If it's from 1955 it well be a pre model number revolver.
     
  12. 57chevy

    57chevy Hillsboro Member

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    It has MOD.36
     
  13. 57chevy

    57chevy Hillsboro Member

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    Had some good offers, just nothing to get me going, so I will put it back up to see if anything new comes around. Had some people wondering about cash and it would be $425. Someone set the date at 1971-72, but I cannot confirm it, but it sounds right as the store that he bought it at (Wigwam) closed in the 1970's.
     
  14. Spray-n-pray

    Spray-n-pray Battle Ground Moderator Staff Member

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    If you are interested in narrowing down the date of manufacture, you could always call S&W. I have done it before to verify the date on a revolver and they were very helpful. I have always had great experience with their customer service.
     
  15. G-19

    G-19 vancouver Member

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    I would like some pictures of the revolver. I also have some semi autos to trade.
     
  16. ob1

    ob1 49th parallel Well-Known Member

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    You might want to double check this items location, (unless you've moved to Oregon.)
     
  17. madcratebuilder

    madcratebuilder Ardenwald, OR Well-Known Member

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    He's just across the river. I'm not up to date on WA law but I think this would have to go through a FFL.:confused:
     
  18. robsonrider

    robsonrider Portland, OR Member

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    Hi, I have a S&W 457s which is a single stack compact .45, I may trade you. Let me know and send pics if you can. { robsonrider@msn.com }Thanks, John 503-807-7670
     
  19. 57chevy

    57chevy Hillsboro Member

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    Trade Pending
     
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