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Old 08-10-2018, 11:31 AM
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29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM!  
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Arrow 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM!

This just fell into my lap. My best friend works at a VERY gun friendly business. One of his co-workers Father had passed. (RIP) They made sure I was aware of this one!

Now I’m the caretaker of this fine specimen. This is one of the nicest S&W’s of any that I own. A 41 year old stunner! It has all the clues that it was Factory fired, shipped September 1977 and admired. Some of the hardcore Collectors on this Forum may not be interested in a gun this young, but I’m STOKED!

Please enjoy the pictures. Some lightbox, some natural light…





















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Old 08-10-2018, 11:37 AM
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29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM!  
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Old 08-10-2018, 12:08 PM
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Old 08-10-2018, 12:32 PM
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29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM!  
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Old 08-10-2018, 12:40 PM
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Isnít that a sweetheart!
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29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM!  
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I hit the "Like" button, I wish there was a "gimme a break button".

Boxed LNIB 29-2 is one of my biggest regret sales.
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For me nothing beats that fabulous S&W nickel finish on post WW II guns. My collection is heavy with these post-war revolvers and I have an example of blue and nickel for all of them.
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Old 08-10-2018, 01:47 PM
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29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM!  
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Just beautiful, rags! I want one like that myself.
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Old 08-10-2018, 01:50 PM
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29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM!  
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That's a beauty I'm jealous. I wonder why the son didn't want to keep it as a family heirloom. One day I will let each of my Grandchildren pick one firearm from my collection as their inheritance.
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Old 08-10-2018, 01:56 PM
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29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM!  
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That gorgeous revolver most definitely rates two paws up.
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Old 08-10-2018, 02:06 PM
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29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM!  
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That is a time capsule beauty! Check out the chamfered cylinder front edge of yours compared to mine. Beautiful. I bought mine new in the early 80's.



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Old 08-10-2018, 05:16 PM
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Nice gun, photos are awesome. I am not a fan of the 8" barrels, but that gun would change my mind.

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Old 08-10-2018, 06:30 PM
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29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM!  
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That is a beauty. You lucky dog you!
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Old 08-10-2018, 08:27 PM
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29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM!  
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Wow!!!! Absolutely stunning. I am envious of your acquisition.
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Old 08-10-2018, 08:42 PM
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29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM!  
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That is all!!!!
Great grab
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Old 08-10-2018, 09:19 PM
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29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM!  
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I'm not in to 8" barrels but that is a nice one!
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Old 08-10-2018, 09:24 PM
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That's not any ordinary gem, that's one BIG diamond!!! Congrats.
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Old 08-10-2018, 09:27 PM
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29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM!  
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Beautiful photos of a beautiful gun! Great effort all the way around rags! A most enjoyable post.
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Old 08-10-2018, 09:37 PM
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Very nice piece, enjoy it! That would not be too new for me. My 29 classic DX is 15 years newer than that and blued. Again, very nice! Be proud of that one
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Old 08-10-2018, 09:40 PM
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29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM!  
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Geeez, I just noticed it, you even got the outer box. it does not get better than that!
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29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM!  
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WoW, a stunner indeed!!
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Old 08-10-2018, 09:57 PM
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29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM! 29-2 44 Mag. There are many. This one is a GEM!  
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Geeez, I just noticed it, you even got the outer box. it does not get better than that!
Yep. Most shipping boxes were thrown out or are missing. Who would have thought they would be desired all these years later? It really "made my day"!

I have 3 other S&W's with the shipping carton, and end label as well.
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Old 08-10-2018, 10:40 PM
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That is a truly beautiful and exceptional package! Earl
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This is one of the nicest S&W’s of any that I own. A 41 year old stunner! It has all the clues that it was Factory fired, shipped September 1977 and admired. Some of the hardcore Collectors on this Forum may not be interested in a gun this young, but I’m STOKED!
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That's a beautiful gun, complete with presentation case, tools, paperwork and outer shipping box to boot!
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That's a beauty I'm jealous. I wonder why the son didn't want to keep it as a family heirloom. One day I will let each of my Grandchildren pick one firearm from my collection as their inheritance.

There's a few more left in the lot. Rifles too. Family members are picking what they want as we speak.
The list I saw was generated in January. Some vague descriptions so I'm not sure what will be left after the family picks what the want to keep.


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I'm generally not a big fan of nickel plated guns. But there is something about a nickel plated N Frame with an 8 3/8" barrel that makes me say "oh my".
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At the moment it's an investment gun. I have others that I shoot. If the market takes a turn and the 29-2 values tank, I'll post a range report!
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I have a 29-3 in nickel....wish it were a dash 2, very, very nice revolver, congrats on a great find. I need friends like that one of yours....

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Old 08-18-2018, 05:14 PM
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IMO, worth every cent of whatever you paid for it! The revolver is absolutely gorgeous and you got the boxes and display case to boot! It doesn't come any better than this.
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Unbelievable!!
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