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My Lady came home from a visit with her 90 year old dad and he insisted she bring this with her...

All I know is what you can see on the label, Nickel Model 733...

Can you tell me if I can find the age of this pistol? Serial # is AS18XXX...

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I had one very similar to that in .22 LR, 9 shot. Yours is, of course, a .32 S&W. Mine was a solid little gun, utterly reliable. Trigger was heavier on double action than a Smith, but single action was not bad. I foolishly traded mine, and wish I'd kept it.

It'll do what you want it to do as a utility handgun, and you don't need to worry about hurting it, as you would a Smith or a Colt. And it's a very nice keepsake.
 
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My Lady came home from a visit with her 90 year old dad and he insisted she bring this with her...

All I know is what you can see on the label, Nickel Model 733...

Can you tell me if I can find the age of this pistol? Serial # is AS18XXX...
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The AS serial number denotes a 1978 mfr date, its a model 733 Guardsman, Second Model, 2nd Variation that was made 1975-81 according to Goforth's book.

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The AS serial number denotes a 1978 mfr date, its a model 733 Guardsman, Second Model, 2nd Variation that was made 1975-81 according to Goforth's book.

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OP, I'm sure you know your pistol is chambered 32 S&W Long. There is also a 32 S&W. Just thought I'd add that in case you didn't.
Saw 32 S&WL on the barrel so that is what I went looking for... After we got back from the LGS she pulls out a baggie of ammo. I could have taken a pic just like yours... Her daddy had the shorts for it...

Thanks!
 
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