This is a nice S&W 38 centerfire Third Model D.A. 5 shot. It retains 94% original nickel finish. The mechanical function is very good crisp and tight. The bore is very good, bright and shiny with strong rifling but does have some fine corrosion or frosting. It is serial number 176860 and was made about 1890. These were made from 1884-1895, a total of 203700 were made. The Third Model began with serial number 119001-322700.