You will need to add the model of Smith and Wesson to your serial number to get the correct year of manufacture.
When was 38 smith and Wesson serial number 172095
What is the age of a smith Wesson pistol with a serial number of J318086
Your serial number was used by Smith and Wesson for the models 10,12,13,45,64,65,547.It dates this serial number to the year 1979.
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Standard Catalog of Smith and Wesson
K 7981 smith&wesson
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Your serial number indicates that your Smith and Wesson 38 special was made in the Year 1960.