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The .357 S&W Magnum (9×33mmR), or simply .357 Magnum, is a smokeless powder cartridge with a .357-inch (9.07 mm) bullet diameter. It was created by Elmer Keith, Phillip B. Sharpe, and Douglas B. Wesson of firearms manufacturers Smith & Wesson and Winchester.It is based upon Smith & Wesson's earlier .38 Special cartridge. The .357 Magnum cartridge was introduced in 1934, and its use has since become widespread. This cartridge started the "Magnum era" of handgun ammunition.The .357 Magnum cartridge is notable for its highly effective terminal ballistics when used for hunting or defense.
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I took this over to the gunsmith and had it checked out. Gunsmith said there's no issues. Lot's of people in the North West forum pointed out how to assess/value this pistol.
This is a pre-lock 66-1 with a pinned barrel and recessed cylinder chambers. (Thanks to members...