Sold For: $2259.93
Make: Smith & Wesson
Model: 629-2 Mountain Lion 251 of 500, Product Code 103634
Serial Number: BEA0621
Year of Manufacture: 1990 (Standard Catalog of Smith & Wesson, 4th Edition by Jim Supica & Richard Nahas, Pg. 428)
Caliber: .44 Magnum
Action Type: 6-Shot, Single And Double Action Revolver with Swing-Out Fluted Cylinder
Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “SMITH & WESSON”. The right side of the barrel is marked “MOUNTAIN LION” and the right of the ejector shroud is marked “44 MAGNUM”. The yoke cut is marked with the serial and model numbers. The right side of the frame is marked with the four-line Marcas Registradas address. The left side of the frame has a S&W monogram logo. The butt is marked with the serial number. The yoke and sides of the grip frame have inspection marks. The interior of the ejector rod shroud is marked “S”. The rear face of the cylinder is marked “V”. The sideplate is marked with a scene of a mountain lion attacking a man holding a gun and “251 of 500”.
Barrel Length: 4?, Tapered
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a serrated ramp blade pinned to a serrated ramp base which is integral to the barrel rib. The rear sight is a square notched leaf in a S&W micrometer click base that is adjustable for windage and elevation.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are two-piece wood combat grips with S&W medallions and finger grooves. The grips enclose the butt and front strap. There are some light handling marks. There are no chips or cracks. Overall, the grips are in Excellent condition.
Type of Finish: Stainless Steel
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.
Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 97% of its metal finish. The cylinder has a turn line. There are some scuffs and rubs that have caused smooth spots, some of the most noticeable are on the trigger guard. The barrel at the muzzle has some rubs. The sides of the grip frame have some patches of dark discoloration. The screw heads are lightly worn with strong slots. The markings are clear. Overall, this handgun rates in about Fine Plus condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The cylinder lockup has almost no play on each of the six chambers. The double action trigger is smooth and the single-action is crisp. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance standards.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None.
Our Assessment: This is a nice 629-2 from the “Twelve Guns” series produced by Smith & Wesson in 1990. The series was an exclusive for Ellet Bros and the series was done as a one gun per month subscription. The artistic engravings were based on the early S&W advertising paintings. This one is the Mountain Lion 629-2, number 251 of 500, and sports a 4” barrel, stainless finish, ramp front sight, micrometer rear sight, and smooth combat stocks. The revolver has great mechaincs, was looked after well by iuts previous owner, and will make for a great addition to your Smith & Wesson collection. Please see our photos and good luck!