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Lot 1770: Factory Engraved Smith & Wesson Model 469

Auction Date: December 4, 2021

Rare Factory Engraved Smith & Wesson Model 469 with Presentation Case

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,250 - $3,500

Rare Factory Engraved Smith & Wesson Model 469 with Presentation Case

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 469
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 9 mm
Barrel: 3 1/2 inch round
Finish: satin nickel
Grip: plastic
Item Views: 370
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 371
Class: Modern Handgun

Manufactured in 1983, this pistol is also known as "The MINI". It features a satin nickel finish with floral scroll engraving on the sides of the slide and frame, and on the bottom of the frame and trigger guard. The trigger, slide catch, safety, magazine release, rear sight and bobbed hammer are finished matte black. It is equipped with fixed sights with a yellow front sighting surface and white outline rear sight. The grips are a wrap around black plastic with the back strap checkered. Serial number production is believed to have started at A840000 on this model, which makes this pistol a very early production. Complete with a wooden case with a brass plaque affixed to the lid that is engraved "SMITH & WESSON/FIRST ISSUE NO. 469 PISTOL/SERIAL NO. A840065", royal blue lining and extra magazine. One of 25 factory engraved "first issue" Model 469s produced.

Rating Definition:

Near new with only slight handling/storage marks. Mechanically excellent. The case is excellent.

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