Limited Edition: HWS
WWII S&W .38 Special Victory Model
With Real Wood Grips + Real look firing `Bullets`
Limited Edition HWS: WWII S&W .38 Special Victory Model (4in barrel version) with real wood grips.
Full U.S. S&W Victory markings (no visible makers name).
Limited edition, made around 2006. Each model has it own unique serial number for each HWS S&W .38 Special Victory made. This one is 00187.
Includes: Original box, original instructions. Six HWS Real Look .38s firing cartridges. Price +20% Vat
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PFC Primer caps:
€11.00 / £8.50 per box (1 box = 100 PFC caps) These are needed to make the bang and smoke!
Six S&W .38 Special Real Look Dummy Bullets: €25.75 / £17.95
Real look S&W .38 Special cartridges with correct marking, great for display with your S&W revolver
U.S. Property storage / carry case: 32.45 / £21.95
Lockable Aluminium Storage / Carry Case: €30.45 / £22.95
Brief info on the WWII S&W .38 Special Victory Model
Victory model revolvers played a significant role in World War II. Victory model was so named for the "V" prefix which was placed before the serial number and represented "Victory" against the Axis powers in World War II. The S&W Model 10 revolvers produced from 1940 to 1945and were known as the Smith & Wesson Victory Model. Huge numbers - over 570,000 - of these pistols, chambered in the .38/200 calibre already in use in the Enfield No2 MKI Revolver and the Webley MK IV Revolver, were supplied to the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa under the Lend-Lease programme during WWII. The S&W Victory was also in service with US forces during WWII, chambered in the well-known and popular .38 Special cartridge. Some of these revolvers remained in service well into the 1990s with units of the US Military and US Coast Guard. Some Lend Lease S&W Victory revolvers originally chambered for the British .38/200 have been returned to the U.S. and re-chambered to fire the more-popular and more-powerful .38 Special ammunition. Victory model revolvers also participated in various roles from guard duty to riding in a shoulder holster with fighter and bomber pilots
The Victory Revolver was produced during World War II, it is a variation of the Military & Police Model of 1905, fourth change and had the following characteristics between 1942 and 1945:
Barrel: 2, 4,
5, or 6 inch. (4 inch common in .38 special, 5 inch common in 38/200 or .38 S&W)
38/200 British Service Revolver (S&W Caliber) - There were over 571,629 of these models produced between October 1941 and May 1945 for the British Common wealth countries. These countries include the Union of South Africa (21,347), Canada (45,328), and Australia (8,000). The remaining 384,100 shipped between 1941 and the end of World War II were supplied by the U.S. Army Ordnance through the lend lease program to Britain for distribution.