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Lot 587: Smith & Wesson 22/32 Kit Gun Pre-Model 43 Double Action Revolver

Auction Date: September 10, 2021

Smith & Wesson .22/32 Kit Gun Pre-Model 43 Double Action Revolver with Box and Factory Letter Once Belonging to a U.S. Marine Colonel

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,500 - $2,500

Smith & Wesson .22/32 Kit Gun Pre-Model 43 Double Action Revolver with Box and Factory Letter Once Belonging to a U.S. Marine Colonel

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 22/32 Kit Gun
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 22 LR
Barrel: 3 1/2 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
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Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 386
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

The included factory letter confirms the current configuration when it was shipped to Evaluators Ltd. of Triangle, VA on April 2, 1956. Matching serial number on the barrel, cylinder, and butt. Includes original box with name tag (detached) reading "COL G M CLOUD". U.S. Marine Colonel Guy M. Cloud served as a combat pilot for 26 years and participated in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. Also included is consignor provided copies of photographs and research.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retaining 98% plus original blue finish with light handling evidence, cylinder drag line, and sharp grip checkering. The box is very good with fading and edge wear. Mechanically excellent.



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