Smith & Wesson Model 19

The S&W Model 19 was an 'upgrade' of the very popular Smith & Wesson Model 15. Retired Assistant Chief Patrol Inspector, Bill Jordan, consulted with Smith & Wesson on the design and characteristics of the weapon as a "peace officer's dream" during the 1930s when police agencies were asking for a more powerful round.

Specifications

Weapon type:Revolver
Weight:0.86 kg (1.9 lb)
Calibre & cartridge:.357 Magnum
.38 Special
Capacity:6 rounds
Designer:Smith & Wesson
Manufacturer:Smith & Wesson
Action:Double action
In service:1957-1999