SOLD FOR: $2336.99
Make: Dan Wesson Arms
Serial Number: 14451
Year of Manufacture: Late 1970s- Early 1980s
Caliber: .22 Long Rifle
Action Type: Single or Double Action Revolver with Swing-Out Cylinder
Markings: The right side of the 8″, 6″, 4″ and 2.5″ barrel shrouds are marked “DAN WESSON ARMS / CAL. 22 LR”. The right side of the frame is marked “DAN WESSON ARMS / MONSON, MASS. U.S.A. / 14451”.
Barrel Length: 8″, 6″, 4″ and 2.5″ barrels with ventilated ribs & ejector rod shrouds
Sights / Optics: Each of the four barrel shrouds has a replaceable ramp front sight with a red-colored insert. The rear sight is a Millet square-notch adjustable for windage and elevation, pinned to the topstrap.
Stock Configuration & Condition: Two grips are provided with this revolver. The installed grip is a one-piece large wood, square bottom target grip with beautiful grain, checkering, with Dan Wesson initial logo medallions on either side. The checkering is sharp. This grip has a few scattered light marks and cracks in the front and rear, in about Good-Very Good condition. Also included is an unmarked one-piece smooth walnut grip with finger grooves. This grip has a few scattered light marks, dark residue on the left, with no chips or cracks, in about Fine condition.
Type of Finish: Blued
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: All bores are bright with sharp rifling. There is no erosion.
Overall Condition: This handgun set retains about 97% of its metal finish. The cylinder has a faint turn-line and some light scuffs, the trigger and hammer have light operational and handling wear and there are a few scattered light marks. Otherwise, there are only light handling marks. The hex-head screws are undamaged. The markings are clear. The pinheads are unmarred. Overall, the revolver set is in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The double-action pull is smooth and the single action is light and crisp. The cylinder has slight rotational play on all six chambers, but no front-to-rear play. 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: This pistol comes with a brown hard case with yellow padded interior, one wrench which has all three hex wrenches needed for disassembly as well as the wrench for removal and replacement of the barrels, rubber covers for all hex heads on the wrench, 0.006″ cylinder-gap feeler guage, barrels and grips as described, a Dan Wesson patch and a Dan Wesson belt buckle. The case has a few light scuffs on the exterior, a few cracks to the basepads, and light wear on the plush interior from the contents, in about Fine condition. The remaining accessories rate in about Excellent condition.