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     LOT 1593
U.S. Army Issued SIG Sauer M17 Semi- Automatic Pistol with Box - Serial no. TF003092, 9 mm para cal., 4 3/4 inch round bbl., coyote brown finish, polymer grips. Per the included certificate, this pistol was part of the initial deployment of the U.S. M17 MHS Pistol in American service. A variant of the SIG 320 modular pistol, the M17 integrates an ambidextrous thumb safety to the modular fire control unit, with illuminated night sights, optics mounting point on the slide, “+P” weight recoil spring, and coyote brown metal and polymer finish. The grip unit is marked size “S”. The shipping box is a numbered match to the pistol and identifies it as “UDM17-9-SURPLUS”, and contains two extra magazines, cable lock, and papers. CONDITION: Excellent, retains 95% plus of the original coyote brown finish with some light edge wear and scattered light handling marks overall, consistent with field use. Mechanically excellent. The box is excellent with minimal handling/storage evidence. Mechanically very good. Estimate: 3,000 - 4,500
    LOT 1594
Documented U.S. Air Force Smith & Wesson Model 15-2 K-38
Combat Masterpiece Double Action Revolver
with Box and Factory
Letter - Serial no. K665967, 38 S&W special cal., 4 inch solid rib bbl., blue finish, walnut grips. Manufactured in 1966. From 1960 to 1969 the U.S. Air Force purchased a large quantity of S&W Model 15 series revolvers with 4 inch barrel, target trigger, target hammers and Magna grips, most were shipped to Warner Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, home to a U.S.A.F. logistic center, and were generally carried by security personnel. Standard S&W markings with the addition of “U.S.A.F.” on the left side of the frame. Matching serial numbers are on the butt, ejector star and inside of the frame. The included factory letter confirms the current configuration as well as shipment on 29 July 1966 to the previously mentioned Air Force base in a 1,000 gun shipment. Includes a correct factory box.
CONDITION: Excellent, retains 98% plus of the original blue finish with some scattered light handling marks and some light holster type wear, primarily at the muzzle. The later production grips are also excellent with only the slightest handling marks and crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent. The box is very good with some light corner/edge wear. Estimate: 2,500 - 3,500

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