A few hundred. Call S&W and they can tell you when it left the factory
Never made in SS by S&W. Nickel was an option.
Use a magnet. If the gun is nickel plated, a magnet will stick to it.
S&W has offered many models in this finish.
The value of a Smith and Wesson 1897 serial 539443 pearl handle nickel plated gun depends on its condition. This gun in excellent condition is valued between 1200.00 and 1400.00 as of 2014.
50 and up depending on EXACTLY what you have.
100-400 USD or so
the value of a smith Wesson 8 inch barrel model 27-2
100-450 USD or so
200 or so
100-10000 USD depending on EXACTLY what you have.
100-1000 depending on the usuals.
50-275 or so