Beautiful S&W 28 28-2 4" 357 Highway Patrolman

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Item 787568499
Location Rosenberg, TX 77471
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Smith & Wesson Model 28-2 Highway Patrolman

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Quality Crafted Pinned Barrel & Recessed Cylinder

.357 Magnum With 4" Barrel

Manufactured Between 1969 to 1982

39 to 49 Years Old

Could Quality for C&R, Next Year, If You Can Prove This Is First Year Production

Unaltered - All Factory Period Correct

Previously Owned - Excellent Over All Condition

Almost Like New With Very Minor Carry Wear

Absent Factory Boxing

Note: High Blue Finish Ware Only On One Exterior Side of a Chamber

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The Model 28, also known as the Highway Patrolman, traces its heritage back to the Smith & Wesson Registered Magnum. The Registered Magnum morphed into the Model 27. Law enforcement agencies favored the Model 27, but its high-polish finish and labor-intensive topstrap checkering added expense with no added utility for a police carry gun.

The Model 28 is unusual in that Smith & Wesson removed, rather than added, features to the Model 27 to create it, in order to reduce production costs with no reduction in utility. A classic N frame revolver, the Highway Patrolman is blued, but it is not polished, saving labor costs. The top strap and frame rounds are bead blasted to achieve a matte appearance.

By the early 1950s Smith & Wesson returned to manufacturing many of its pre-World War II models, including the .357 Magnum, the descendant of the famous Registered Magnum. However, the .357 Magnum was more costly than the standard .38 special revolver of the time.

In the late 1940s and the first part of the 1950s Smith & Wesson was the only American gun company manufacturing a .357 magnum revolver. Since this relatively deluxe model was the only revolver available for this cartridge at the time, police departments, as well as individual officers and private shooters, requested from Smith & Wesson a more strictly utilitarian "budget" .357 magnum revolver. S&W responded with the Highway Patrolman (later renamed the Model 28 in 1957). The manufacturing changes made for a more affordable revolver, though mechanically the Highway Patrolman is the same as the more ornate Model 27.

The Model 28 was in production from 1954 through 1986. For most of its production run it was a steady seller with both police officers and civilian shooters.

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Specifications and Features:

.357 Mag. cal., "Highway Patrol" utility model, dull blue, adj. rear sight, standard grips, 4 in. barrel. Mfg. 1954-1986.



UPC # Used 022188635003 & Used S&W282357


FFI Part # N91125

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Fountain Firearms - Houston, Texas

Located in deep, Southwest side of Houston, TX, Fort Bend County, near Sugarland's Skeeters stadium and Regional Airport. We deal in firearms, ammo, military, hunting and related items. Family run, brick and mortar gunshop who buys, sells, trades, appraises, brokers and consigns.  Have been in business for over 25 years and always looking for estates, collections and individual items to purchase.

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 Payment Policy

Note:  We do not ship Internationally and we do not accept funds from overseas even if you have a US shipping address.

All modern firearms purchased with from Fountain Firearms, except those classified as Antique or C&R, must be shipped to a licensed FFL dealer in your state of residence. If you are a Texas resident then you may pick up your purchased firearm at our physical store location.

All Advertised prices are for cash type payment. We accept most of the Major Credit Cards at a 4% upcharge. There are two ways of making payment:

  1. For Cash or Credit purchases Click on "Go to the seller's checkout system to complete your order" found in the grey color, Congratulation box, on top of the auction. This is the best way to arrange your payment and to find an FFL dealer to ship your firearm to.
  2. Have your Gun Broker auction number ready and call 281-561-8447 Monday through Friday 11am-4:30pm CST, except holidays. Please have your "CCV" Security Code available.

2.5% Insurance is automatically added to Gunbroker's Checkout System. If you wish to ship uninsured, minus this amount on cash type payments or notify us, before shipping, and a credit will be issued on your credit card for those paying with Gunbrokers's checkout system. Fountain Firearms takes no responsibility for Insurance nor shipping issues. It is highly recommend to purchase the shipping insurance.

Although our preferred method of payment is with a credit, we accept money order and/or cashier's checks. If you choose this method of payment, please make payment to and send it to the address below with a copy of your Invoice and Gun Broker auction number. Purchase will be considered abandoned if payment is not received within 5 business days and item will be relisted. Checks are accepted but release or shipping of won purchase will only happen when payment has cleared the bank, which could take several days to weeks


Fountain Firearms, Inc.
9450 Highway 6 South
Houston, TX

90 Day Lay-A-Way: We do offer a 90 day layaway based on the credit price (cash discount does not apply for any layaway, even if being paid with cash type payments) and with additional monthly fees. The Monthly fee is 8% of the credit price divided by 3. Examples: A $400 Cash bid gets a layaway credit price of $416.66 and has a monthly fee of $12.08 and a $800 cash bid gets a layaway credit price of $833.33 and has a monthly fee of $24.16. Any layaway not completed in 90 days will be cancelled. All Deposits and Payments are Non-Refundable.

In-Store Pickup: Action prices are generally much cheaper then the store price. Firearms purchased with can be pickup in store at an additional $35 fee. This fee will be a waived if an additional $85 of in store merchandise is purchased on the same invoice.

Cancellation of Purchase or Non-Paying Bidder: It cost money to sell on In order to get listing fees back we have to leave a negative feedback and relist the auction. This can result in the bidder's account being cancelled by If the buyer wishes to cancel their purchase and desires to avoid a negative feedback then a 5% fee of the credit bid price + $35 must be paid be paid to Fountain Firearms. This will insure a neutral feedback and will keep the bidder's account open to purchase with


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All items have manufacturer's warranty only and Fountain Firearms, Inc. provides no additional warranty. 

Sadly to report, due to the high amount of fraud and part swapping, we have stop inspection periods and hence all sales are finial, unless willing to pay a 30% restocking fee. A refund will not be issued if the merchandise has been altered, abused, damaged or changed in any way. All shipping cost are nonrefundable and return shipping is on purchaser's expense. To initiate a return please contact Fountain Firearms vial Email [email protected] with in three business days, of delivery to your FFL. Any Request for a refund after three business days will not be accepted nor approved. Refunds will only be issued after Fountain Firearms approves the merchandise has been return in the same condition and unaltered. If return is found to be changed or altered a refund will not be approved and the purchase will be sent back at purchaser's expense.

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We ship primarily via the United Postal Service (UPS). Generally a flat rate for the 48 connected US states is $35 shipping + 2.5% insurance, on most firearms. A firearm generally will not ship, uninsured, for less than $36 so the additional 2.5% covers both the extra needed for shipping and insurance. Other non-firearms or more valuable firearms/items will have a different shipping cost. Always click the View estimated shipping cost , found inside the auction, before bidding. WARNING any firearm/item shipped to Hawaii or Alaska will have an additional charges; call for shipping quote before bidding. 2.5% Insurance is automatically added to Gunbroker's Checkout System. If you wish to ship uninsured, minus this amount on cash type payment or notify us, before shipping, and a credit will be issued on the credit card used, for those paid with Gunbroker's Seller's Checkout System. All shipments require signature for delivery. Firearms must be shipped to a local dealer so that all Federal, State and Municipal paper work can be completed.


Attention: We do not and will not combine shipments. Each item ships seperately.


2.5% Insurance is only covered by and can only be issued by the courier. Original boxing must be retained to make a claim. Request your FFL agent to retain original boxing, until you have pick up your purchase. Failure to retain original shipping box and packaging will result in no insurance payment by the courier.

If an item is delivered damaged or altered or not delivered at all contact Fountain Firearms immediately.

Non-Insured shipments have no recourse for recovery of lost or damages deliveries or non-delivers.

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Our business hours are Monday through Friday 10am - 6pm & Saturday 10am - 5pm CST, except holidays. Please note that we reply to email questions only during our normal business hours and in the order they have been received.

Fountain Firearms, Inc.

9450 Highway 6 South

Houston, TX 77083

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