Question for the Enthusiasts

Discussion in 'Revolver Handguns' started by Oaktree45, Apr 1, 2020.

  1. Wambli

    Wambli Well-Known Member

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    It’s a beautiful gun. I hope you’re going to keep it.
     
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  2. BillDeShivs

    BillDeShivs Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Nice gun. The nickel plating is aftermarket, well done.
    The name on the gun is not etched, and it's not engraved with an electric engraving pencil.
    It is hand-engraved in a style known as "wriggle work." This is done using a flat point graver and twisting the wrist back and forth as you engrave.
     
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  3. Wambli

    Wambli Well-Known Member

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    Well that’s interesting! Learned something new today...
     
  4. Wambli

    Wambli Well-Known Member

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    I JUST used my C&R to buy a 1918 vintage S&W in .45 that has been “customized”. I’m interested in the gun mostly because it has a pair of GORGEOUS old stags that would EASILY bring over $400 should I want to sell them which I won’t. I’m putting those on my custom 629 Mountain Gun and making a replica Indiana Jones revolver out of the one I bought (virtual twin except for barrel) because there in no collector value to it, but when I subtract the value of the grips I got the revolver for very little money. So yes, the Stags are what made me buy the gun.
     
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  5. freefall

    freefall Well-Known Member

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    Smartly Done, sir!
     
  6. Oaktree45

    Oaktree45 Well-Known Member

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    That makes sense. It must have take some time to put the name on the gun.

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