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Lot 593: Hank Williams Jr. Inscribed Smith & Wesson Model 27-2 Revolver

Auction Date: September 10, 2021

Hank Williams Jr. Inscribed Smith & Wesson Model 27-2 Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,750

Hank Williams Jr. Inscribed Smith & Wesson Model 27-2 Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 27-2
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 357 magnum
Barrel: 5 inch solid rib pinned
Finish: blue
Grip: Goncalo Alves
Stock:
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 387
Class: Modern Handgun
Description:

The included factory letter confirms the current configuration when the revolver was shipped on April 27, 1981 to GT Distributors, Rossville, GA, Hank Williams Jr.'s primary S&W distributor. The revolver has special ordered grips that Hank Jr. requested inlaid with hearts and music notes as well as the factory inscription "HANK" on the sideplate. This revolver is from the collection of world famous American country singer and song writer Hank Williams Jr. and includes a certificate of authenticity confirming his ownership as well as the aforementioned factory letter, which is addressed to him. Provenance: The Hank Williams Jr.'s Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% original blue finish, minor handling evidence, and faint cylinder drag line. The grips are also excellent with a single tiny spot through the varnish at the left grip heel. Mechanically excellent.



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