SMITH & WESSON Model 14-4

PRICE: R 3,000.00 Incl. VAT
REFERENCE NUMBER: 1505

FEATURES:

MAKE Smith & Wesson
MODEL 14-4
CALIBER .38 Special
ACTION Double action / Single action
CAPACITY 6
CONDITION Good used condition

Item Description

FIREARM HISTORY AND FEATURES:

The Smith & Wesson Model 14 is a 6 shot, double-action revolver built on the medium-size K-frame with adjustable rear sights, and chambered in .38 Special.
It was first produced in 1947 and originally known as the K-38 Target Masterpiece, but was renamed the Model 14 in 1957.
Most were fitted with a 6″ or 8 38”  barrel, while a small batch were made with 4″ barrels, and even fewer with 5″.

The Model 14 was a favourite revolver amoung target shooter, but was also approved for duty with the Los Angeles Police Department in the 1960s and early 1970s.
A single-action-only version was also made available to target shooters in 1961 and 1962.
Production ended in 1982, but resumed in 1991, with a brief halt in production from 1999 to 2009, and are again still in production today.

This particular firearm is fitted with a specialized target grips.

FIREARM CONDITION:

This gun is in good, used condition. It is mechanically good and functional.
The overall, blued finish is still good with some light scratches in places on the barrel and frame, but nothing very significant.
There is also some wear to the finish on the ejector rod.
The cylinder lockup is still very good.
It is fitted with a wooden target-style or match grip that is very lightly scratched in some places, and has a small chip to the base at the bottom right edge, but is otherwise in good condition.

FIREARM SUITABILITY:

This firearm is technically suitable for home self defense, but the 6″ barrel and target grip makes it better suited for target or sport shooting.

This firearm is suitable for use in the following sports:

  • ICORE – Classic division
  • SADPA MPDS – Revolver division (REV)
  • PIN SHOOTING – Stock gun & Stock revolver
  • STEEL CHALLENGE

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