Secret Service Special was a trade name used on inexpensive revolvers retailed by the Rohde-Spencer Company of Chicago. The Howard Arms Co name was distributed by H&D Folsom, usually on shotguns made by their subsidiary company, Crescent Firearms, or imported from Belgium. If R-S ordered revolvers from Folsom, they would quite possibly have both names.
Seldom exceed 80 USD
ctg = cartridge
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It could be the benchmark of the gunsmith who assembled the revolver.
this question should be under Colt Firearms section
First of all describe the gun. Is it a revolver, or a shotgun? A revolver has a grip but so does a shotgun (actually a for end).
Usually stamped on the frame. Swing out the cylinder, and it's below where the barrel meets the frame. Usually starts with a"K", or "1K",etc. On older S&W revolvers, it was stamped on the butt of the gun.
Age of smith Wesson serial no 5K4166
The production year is not stamped on a gun. It is the serial number that is used to tell which batch was made in a particular year. Go to: proofhouse.com for listings.
Probably an assembly number.
Open the cylinder and see if there is a model number stamped on the frame. Also, how is 'ATF' marked on the gun? List the markings EXACTLY as they are and where they are on the gun. email@example.com
open the cylinder, and it should be stamped there along with the serial number