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Tested: Smith & Wesson Model 19 Classic Revolver

It was a gun so perfectly suited for law enforcement use that it was nicknamed the “Peace Officer’s Dream Sidearm.”

By the Decade: Wiley Clapp's Favorite Handgun—The 1970s

The Smith & Wesson Model 19 was Wiley Clapp choice revolver for much of the 1970s.

Profile: Oklahoma Highway Patrol's Captain Dan Combs

A friend of legendary Border Patrolman Bill Jordan and the FBI’s Jelly Bryce, Captain Dan Combs performed amazing exhibition shoots and taught his fellow lawmen skills to save their lives.

A Look Back at the Smith & Wesson Model 19

When Smith & Wesson changed from names to model numbers in 1957, the Combat Magnum was given the Model 19 designation.

Smith & Wesson Reintroduces Model 19 Revolver

Smith & Wesson Corp. has announced that it has reintroduced two configurations of it’s Model 19 revolver, chambered in .38 S&W Special +P and .357 Mag.

The .357 Magnum: Anything But Boring

This 82-year-old veteran handgun round has done nothing but improve with age.

The Smith & Wesson Model 19

Smith & Wesson, the legendary gunmaker, experienced a wave of innovation in the 1950s. Basically, it was adapt to modern methods and models or die a commercial death.

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