The Model 59 went on the market in 1971. It went out of production a decade later in 1982. All total, approximately 231,841 M59s were produced.
This Model 59 comes in the original box with all matching serial numbers to the box. It includes the original Smith and Wesson branded wax paper for handgun and magazine wrap. Just the way the gun shipped originally. This is a rarity to find an original model 59 in this type of condition, and even rarer to find one with factory wooden grips.