Sold For: $1,888
Make: Smith & Wesson
Model: Model 41
Serial Number: A117227
Year of Manufacture: 1970-71
Caliber: .22 Long Rifle
Action Type: Single Action, Semi-Automatic with Removable Magazine.
Markings: The left sides of both barrels are marked “SMITH & WESSON”. The left side of the slide has the S&W Logo. The left side of the frame has the serial number “A117227”. The right sides of the barrels are marked “.22 LONG RIFLE CTG.” The right side of the slide is marked with the four line Marcas Registradas address. The right side of the frame is marked “MODEL 41”. The bottom of the magazine is marked “S&W”.
Barrel Length: This pistol comes with an 8 ¼” barrel measured to the end of the compensator and a 5” barrel.
Sights / Optics: The front sight on the 8 ¼” barrel is an undercut Patridge style blade. The rear sight is a square notch adjustable for windage and elevation. The front sight of the 5” barrel is a red insert serrated ramped blade on an elevated base. The rear sight is a square notch adjustable for windage and elevation.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are checkered walnut with a thumb rest. The checkering is very sharp and appears unmarred. The grips rate in about Excellent overall condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: All Original
Bore Condition: The bores are Bright and the rifling is Sharp. There is No erosion in either bore.
Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 98% of its metal finish. There are only the lightest handling marks on this pistol. It looks near new with only light wear to the frame rails. The screw heads are mostly sharp. The grip screws show light mars. The markings are clear. Overall, this handgun rates in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this handgun.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This pistol comes in its original two piece blue cardboard box with matching end label. The exterior of the box shows light storage wear throughout. Some corners are slightly frayed but are intact. Inside the box are a cardboard cutout, an instructional sheet, original wax paper, a 5” barrel and a barrel bushing, and a threaded rod. The extra barrel is in Fine condition. The paper work is folded and rates in Fine condition. The box rates in Fine condition.
Our Assessment: Here is an excellent example of a .22 target pistol. The trigger breaks clean. The gun balances well, feels and holds well on target. This gun comes in its original box and is in virtually immaculate condition. If you’re an S&W collector, a target shooter or an aspiring Olympic pistol shooter, this is one great gun.