This revolver sports what Smith & Wesson calls a "classic style thumbpiece
", otherwise known as the cylinder release.
The new Model 19 Classic uses a cylinder release thumbpiece
shaped like that of the original Model 19.
It both presses forward on the selector block, disengaging that part from the sears, and lowers an interceptor from the underside of the tang just below the thumbpiece
of the top lever.
A half-gallon straightsided pewter flagon, made in York in about 1700, with a ram's horn thumbpiece
. Estimate: PS 1,200 - 1,800.
Additional features include a vented, ribbed barrel, PC speed release thumbpiece
, an interchangeable front sight (orange included), PC tuned action and more.
Finally in 1966, the cylinder latch's thumbpiece
was changed from flat to contoured.
$111,000) while the 'Sporting' over and under design with quick-detachable selective single trigger-lock assembly, top lever opening, with non-automatic thumbpiece
safety incorporating a barrel selector, begins at GBP 45,000 (approx.
that cocks the R8 is the only safety.
Sporting pinned partridge front sights, wide classic thumbpiece
, and checkered square-butt walnut grips, along with a 6 1/2-inch barrel--arguably the best N-frame barrel length ever.
Such examples are two rare George II flagons dating from the second quarter of the 18th century, each with a hinged lid operated by a scrolled thumbpiece
Draw the hammer to the cocked position (you'll have to pull the thumbpiece
to the rear), then lift it from the frame.
Even complicated shapes like the thumbpiece
inlays show no gaps, looking as if the wood grew around them.