Smith & Wesson Compact Revolvers

Smith & Wesson Compact Revolvers

Dick Metcalf and historian Roy Jinks review the evolution of the Smith & Wesson compact revolver from the Model 1 3rd Issue in the 1870s to the modern aluminum frame models.

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