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Old 02-23-2010, 10:29 AM
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Protyotype Model 629 assembled in November 1978. For more on this neat revolver, see my expert commentary, Prototype Model 629 "with a story to tell" (Courtesy of Roy Jinks).

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Thanks for posting Bill.

I don't believe a long tube N frame can look much finer than this one does. I am a blued steel/good wood guy, but the P&R 629's really catch my eye.

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Old 02-23-2010, 02:05 PM
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The finish looks "satin" or brushed stainless. I wish they made 'em like that now.

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Fantastic looking 629 and they are one handsome handful.
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I have one I'm sure is in the eighty's but not sure of mfg. or if box is period correct. No barrel pin and cylinder is not recessed. 629-1 #N9XXXXX
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Old 02-23-2010, 07:33 PM
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Kenny...Your 629-1 dates to 1982 and the box appears to be correct.

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That is really, really, nice looking.
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My ca. 1981 Model 629 (N836xxx), is not nearly as nice as yours Doc44. That profile in stainless steel is stunning.

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Thanks Bill
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We bought this 629-1 N936526 from the original owner in 1985 with the idea that when my wife Sharon drew a bear tag she would use it to harvest a bear. Anyone that knows Sharon can tell (by the color of her hair) this was a while ago.
After reading Bills commentary about Roy's hunting trip made me think about this hunt and thought I'd share the photo

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Bob,
That's just cool.
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Bob...Great photo. I assume the bear is now a rug in your home?

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Bill.. the bear is hanging on the wall and Sharon just drew a harvest tag for 2010 and is trying to decide which gun to use and where to hang the next trophy if she is lucky enough to get a shot.
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