Object Title

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Smith and Wesson Model 29-3

Centrefire six-shot revolver - Smith and Wesson Model 29-3

Date

about 1985

Object Number

PR.10433

Provenance

Gifted with the Pattern Room by the Ministry of Defence, August 2005 Gifted to the Pattern Room by the Metropolitan police, New Scotland Yard, London, December 1994

Physical Description

The Model 29-3 of 1982 saw the pinned barrel and recessed / counter-bored chambers omitted. At this time a fault became apparent in that the cylinder could unlock, rotate backwards and place the fired case back under the hammer once cocked. Pachmayr grips removed to spares 30.3.2012, wooden grips installed.

Dimensions

BarrelLength8.375in

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number AHW7596

Calibre

.44 in Magnum

Associations

Places USA