The Smith & Wesson J-Frame Model 42 is the Airweight version of the Model 40. It uses an aluminum alloy frame rather than the carbon steel and was discontinued in 1974.
This Smith & Wesson model weighs approximately 17.5 ounces unloaded and has a barrel length of 48 mm or 1.875 inches.
Each holster listed above is able to be handmade for the Smith & Wesson J-Frame Model 42. With our many color options, clip sizes, and hand orientation options, you can customize a holster to you and your gun. Our most popular Smith & Wesson J-Frame Model 42 holster, the Vedder LightTuck™ IWB Holster, is a great option for concealed carrying this Smith & Wesson model.
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Smith & Wesson J-Frame Model 42 Specifications
The Smith & Wesson J-Frame Model 42 has a length of 178 mm or 7 inches.
This Smith & Wesson J-Frame Model 42 model has a caliber of 38 S&W Special +P.
Like everything we sell, our holsters are covered by a Lifetime Warranty and a 30-day money-back guarantee.