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Old 03-20-2017, 08:50 AM
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Free 27-2 free box give-a-way...and has been ok'd by Chad...

I am looking for the owner of a 27-2 made around 1973. It is a 5", blue with standard Magna stocks and service type hammer and trigger. The serial number is N166227....

If in two weeks no owner comes forward I will send it to the Member who has a blue 5" WHO DOES NOT HAVE BOX ALREADY which has the closet matching serial number. It is a little worn but better than no box at all...

So if you have an early to mid-1970s 5" blue 27-2 and would like to get in on this please post the first four numbers of your serial number and a picture of the gun if you can... N1662XX

..and for that matter anyone who has a 5" 27 is welcome to post a pic...they are wonderful guns...

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Old 03-20-2017, 08:57 AM
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Very nice of you, Bob!

Here's one. I agree that the 5" is the cat's meow. This one came with a box - beat up a bit and someone put duct tape on it, but it is the original box.

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Old 03-20-2017, 10:37 AM
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I have a shiny 5" .....

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Old 03-20-2017, 12:11 PM
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very kind Bob,this one needs a box.n3915xx from 1976
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I have a shiny one too. No box, but not close to the number listed:



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Old 03-20-2017, 01:54 PM
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These are S-prefix:







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Old 03-20-2017, 03:48 PM
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I have a 5"er with an S prefix and the original "held together with scotch tape" box. I hope you find the rightful owner.

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Old 03-20-2017, 04:14 PM
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My 1972ish, serial number N8066X, is in need of a box.
Very nice of you to make this offer.
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Old 03-20-2017, 04:22 PM
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Very nice offer Bob, here is mine, serial N1673xx. It's also missing a box.
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The box wouldn't be correct for my nickel 5" 27-2 I bought back in April of 1974, but my serial is close to that box (N168XXX).

Here's what it looks like nowadays:
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Old 03-21-2017, 03:09 PM
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This old girl could use a box, she's real late '73 N199729, but it looks like I'm beat already.
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Here's my 1975, 5" blue, "boxless" 27-2 (N3604xx).

A bit out of the range, but thanks for kind offer!



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Old 03-22-2017, 09:37 PM
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my poor, naked 5" is numbered N 186xxx. It won't win, but that's a terrific offer on your part.
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Old 03-22-2017, 11:23 PM
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Will have to take some pics when the sun comes up tomorrow of my one and only 5"er :
Model 27-2 , 5" Barrel, Blue , Serial N 167285 Shipped Feb 1974
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Old 03-29-2017, 07:05 AM
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Time is running out...anyone else?

Will pick the winner on April 2nd...



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Old 03-29-2017, 07:47 AM
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Got excited to see that 166 for some reason. Mine ends with 166. Dyslexic memory, I guess. Kind offer. Hope you find it.
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Close but no cigar; SN 161XXX. Mine was a 1998 gun show find (no box). Large area dealer had his helpers putting out his stock of used guns. This one was misidentified as a Model 15(?) for $215.00. I added the TH, TT and TS later.
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Many thanks to Bob in NH for his generous offer. I have no box but will throw my hat in the ring with #N165368--somewhere between 830 to 930 digits away. It has the standard .265 serrated trigger and a .400 semi-target hammer along with Sambar stag grips. I am thinking that the semi-target hammer WAS the standard hammer for a 5 inch Model 27 of this era.
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Ok...well if my math is correct redwagon32 is the winner buy just 200 over Engine49Guy....

So please send me a PM with your information and I'll get the box out to you...

And thanks to everyone who posted pics of their fine 27s...

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Thanks again to Bob in NH(Superman) my 5 inch has a period correct box. I still think the .400 semi-target is the standard hammer for this era just like BT(Bright Blue) is standard for the Model 27. Attached are some photos showing my 27-2 in it's new home.
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Hmm. I was organizing a drawer full of stocks.

I found Magna stocks (black washer) #166737 with the screw. I plan to bring them to Charlotte.
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