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**Smith & Wesson Model 1917 Revolver with Milsco Post Office Holster

.45ACP, 5.5" barrel, S/N 54837. Blued finish, color case hardened hammer and trigger, smooth two-piece walnut grips. Matching serial numbers on butt, barrel and rear face of cylinder. Crane and frame with matching assembly number 16936. UNITED STATES PROPERTY marked under barrel, standard US military butt markings, standard Smith & Wesson barrel markings, flaming {Ordnance Bomb} on upper right edge of frame. Includes an original 1917 pistol lanyard and a MILSCO manufactured US M4 pattern flap holster dated 1956 and marked PROPERTY OF / US / PO DEPT in an oval on the holster body.

Provenance:From the Collection of Charlie Hinton

Condition:

Very fine. Retains most of the bright blue finish with some minor edge wear and a couple of small areas of finish loss on the frame and at the muzzle. Hammer and trigger with much of their vibrant case color. Mechanically functional, very good bore is lightly frosted and needs to be cleaned. Grips with light handling marks. Lanyard and holster about very good with some moderate wear.

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,680
05/25/2021

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