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Colt M1917 US Army Handgun

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Features

  • Action - Revolver

  • Action Type - Double Action

  • Caliber - .45 ACP

  • Barrel Length - 5.5"

  • Weight - 2.4 Lbs.

Product Summary

When the supply of M1911 pistols began to run low during World War I, the US Army commissioned a new revolver to augment their supply. The Smith & Wesson Model 1917 was essentially an adaptation of that company's Second Model .44 Hand Ejector, chambered instead for .45 ACP, employing a shortened cylinder allowing for use of half-moon clips, and a lanyard ring on the butt of the square butt frame. This new revolver also served to replace a range of 1890's-era .38 caliber Colt and Smith & Wesson revolvers that had demonstrated inadequate stopping power during the Philippine-American War. This double-action revolver features wooden grips and a blade front sight with a rear groove. Its wood bore are in very good condition and its metal is in good condition.

Specs
Model M1917 US Army
Type Handgun
Action Revolver
Action Type Double Action
Caliber .45 ACP
Barrel Length 5.5"
Weight 2.4 Lbs.
Sights Ramped Front/Grooved Rear
Finish Blued
Grips Wood
Capacity 6
Grip Condition Very Good
Metal Condition Good
Bore Condition Very Good
Date of Manf. 1919

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