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S&W Hand Ejectors: 1896 to 1961 All 5-Screw & Vintage 4-Screw SWING-OUT Cylinder REVOLVERS, and the 35 Autos and 32 Autos


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Old 10-13-2020, 01:06 AM
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Absolutely wonderful Russ Smith engraved and only known two-tone 44 magnum model 29 4” shipped to J.S. Oshman, Houston, TX, October 5, 1959…






Until, the twin shows up, shipped same day!!!





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Leave them alone too long in the safe and 4+4 = 8




There is something powerful with pairs. Never thought that they would be reunited with odds out in low earth orbit, but it happened! Tremendous gratitude and appreciation to Doc44, RKmesa, Srsmyth, and George at Salt Lake Collectables!! Thank you!!
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Wow...factory engraved.... nice
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Absolutely beautiful. Between the guns, boxes, engraving, provenance, and odds defying reunion the wow-o-meter is pegged.
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Dave...A set to be proud of for certain. I particularly like the carved stocks by RJS. They are only the second set I have seen done by him.

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Holy Cow! That's outstanding Dave! Good for you.
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I think my definition of 'low earth orbit' is a bit different than yours. I'd be thinking something along the lines of Venus...

Those are simply too beautiful for words...
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Sweeeet! Beautiful collection of rare two-tone engraved 44 Magnums. Congratulations!
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Fantastic revolvers, excellent documentation and photographs. Congrats sir!
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If a picture is worth 1000 words, I just saw an encyclopedia!!!
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Dave:

I was just about to send you a text asking when you were going to post the pair.... and here they are. The 4"ers are an outstanding set that is one of the nicest I have ever seen and I am glad that you were able to re-unite them. The 8 3/8"er is also a beauty. Those three are a collection in and of themselves.

Thanks a ton for sharing with the rest of us,
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You've just changed my previous opinion on the appearance of Pinto's.

Fantastic, both individually and even more so as the pair.

Congratulations and thank you for sharing them.
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Throwing this great thread of Dave's BEAUTIFUL .44s to the top again with another pair of pintos that also shipped to the Houston Oshmans in 1959 (one in April and one in July):

April 1959 shipped 5-Screw Pre-27:





July 1959 Shipped 4-Screw Pre-27:





And a shot of them together:

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"Wow!" is right! That two-tone finish is beautiful to begin with, then the engraving just puts them at wow to the tenth power. I'm happy to just find one without pitting or a lot of holster wear; I believe these guns surpass my expectations just a tad!!
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