Smith & Wesson 331 Airlite Ti .32 H&R MAG 1.88” Double Action Revolver

SOLD FOR: $907

WOA#: WY240309GJ005

Make: Smith & Wesson

Model: 331 Airlite Ti

Serial Number: CDH2977

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: .32 H&R Mag

Action Type:  Revolver, Double Action Single Action, Swing Out Fluted Titanium Cylinder, 6 Shot

Markings:  The left side of the barrel is marked “SMITH & WESSON”.  The right side of the barrel is marked “.32 H&R MAG”.  The right side of the frame is marked with a 4-Line Marcas Registradas.  The side plate is marked “AirLite Ti” with a S&W monogram as the nucleus of an atom.  The left side of the frame is marked with a S&W Monogram.

Barrel Length: 1.88”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a serrated blade integral to the solid barrel rib. The rear sight is a rectangular notch sight grooved in the top strap.  The bottom of the grip frame is marked “CDH2977”.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are two piece checkered black rubber grips with minimal visible wear. The grips rate in about Very Good overall condition. The back strap of the grip is exposed metal that has a machined channel cut into it.

Type of Finish: Matte, Titanium Cylinder, Case hardened trigger and hammer

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright. The rifling is sharp. There is no visible erosion in the bore. There is some minor fouling in the grooves.  In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 9/10.

Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 99% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows faint scratches on the trigger guard and general operation wear on the breech face. The turn line on the cylinder is thin but visible. Overall this pistol is in Fine Condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements. The mechanics are Excellent. The lockup is tight with very little play on the cylinder. The trigger is smooth and crisp.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None.

Our Assessment:  The Smith & Wesson 331 Airlite Ti in .32 H&R Magnum is a remarkable revolver known for its lightweight design, powerful cartridge, and innovative use of materials. Introduced as part of Smith & Wesson’s Airlite series, this revolver was designed with personal protection and concealed carry in mind, offering a unique combination of power, portability, and ease of use.

The 331 Airlite Ti features a titanium cylinder and an aluminum alloy frame, making it exceptionally lightweight at just around 11 ounces. This makes it one of the lightest revolvers available, ensuring it is easy to carry all day without discomfort. The revolver is chambered in .32 H&R Magnum, a cartridge known for its manageable recoil and effective stopping power, providing a good balance of power and control.

Owning a Smith & Wesson 331 Airlite Ti in .32 H&R Magnum is like having a cutting-edge tool for personal defense. Its innovative use of lightweight materials, combined with the potent .32 H&R Magnum cartridge, makes it a highly effective and easily portable option for concealed carry. This revolver embodies Smith & Wesson’s commitment to innovation, quality, and reliability, providing peace of mind to those who prioritize personal safety.  Please see our photos and good luck on your bid! – L.S.

Smith & Wesson 331 Airlite Ti .32 H&R MAG 1.88” Double Action Revolver
Smith & Wesson 331 Airlite Ti .32 H&R MAG 1.88” Double Action Revolver