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Old 09-09-2021, 04:27 PM
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Is this the Gun Used in Indiana Jones and Raiders of the Lost Ark Is this the Gun Used in Indiana Jones and Raiders of the Lost Ark Is this the Gun Used in Indiana Jones and Raiders of the Lost Ark Is this the Gun Used in Indiana Jones and Raiders of the Lost Ark Is this the Gun Used in Indiana Jones and Raiders of the Lost Ark  
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This is a Smith and Wesson Hand Ejector 2nd Model in .455 Webley/Eley and I am 99% sure this is a match to the one used in raiders of the lost ark from bapty gun rentals(besides the barrel being cut to 4 inches) It has a 6.5 inch barrel, blued finish. British Proof marks to the right of the marking "Smith and wesson .455 and on the inside of the cylinder. It also has a mark above the gold medallion. Can anyone confirm this to put my mind at ease
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Old 09-09-2021, 04:38 PM
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So do you concur that this is 100% the one?
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Two revolvers was used a cut down 1917 and MK II .455 Webley
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No.
The gun you show has a 6” or 6.5” barrel.
Indy’s gun had a custom 4” barrel chop.
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What I meant to say is, do I have the exact same Gun, minus cutting down the barrel?
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I dont want to ruin the gun by cutting it down, but its good to know I finally got my hands on the real deal
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You can certainly make it “the one”. Go to your local notary public and sign a notarized statement that it is “the one” used in Raiders of the Lost Ark. Then offer it for sale and kick back and collect the big bucks.

A recent Bonham’s Auction proved how easily this could be done. Plenty of revolvers offered for sale accompanied with notarized letters that presented various levels of dubious claims, but this didn’t prevent bidders from reaching into their pockets VERY deeply!
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Fine old revolver , but please lose the jelly bean lock before presenting more photos.
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Just to clarify the OP's context :

Is this THE Gun that was one of the two revolvers used in filming the 1981 movie ? No .

Is the OP's gun the same model and variant as the donor gun before it was tweaked either by the Prop company on purpose , or by unknown shooter before aquited by Prop House ? Certainly seems to be .
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You need to find one in *way* worse condition, the Bapty is really thrashed!
The best article I've seen in the shortest form is here:
IndyGear.com: Guns

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Not ‘THE’ revolver but ‘A’ .455 Smith & Wesson that is the same model that Indy’s .45 Smith was created from. I used a pair of them last month at our club’s BAMM. One altered to .45colt and the other to .45 Schofield? Great revolvers. You’ve got a very nice one.
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Here is the Bapty Prop House 2nd Model HE.
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Complete with Baughman ramp front sight as opposed to the OP's.
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You want to find something with some wear on it. Indy didn't carry a safe queen. A 4" chopped barrel will help too. Here is my commercial 1917 that is kind of close in looks:



Here is my old .455 that would fit the bill if the barrel was a little longer and a different front site:

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My EDC from a few decades back.

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