.38 S&W special, 6" round barrel length, S/N 172954. Company and address markings on barrel along with patent dates in two lines. Blue finish on frame and barrel. Case colored trigger and hammer with square butt. Checkered walnut grips with company logo in a gold medallion. Smith & Wesson logo on right side of frame.
The gun is sharp and crisp. Most of the original blue finish remains on the frame and barrel. The cylinder has some of the blue, but is flaking to a patina brown with sharp and crisp edges. Traces of case color on the trigger and hammer blending to a plum patina. Grips are in good shape. The bore is in very good condition. Overall condition is very good.