Smith & Wesson S&W Model 29-2 .44 Magnum 4″ Nickel DA/SA Revolver

SOLD FOR: $1913

LSB#: 210829DM02

Make: Smith & Wesson

Model: 29-2, The .44 Magnum

Serial Number: N307364

Year of Manufacture: 1975-1976

Caliber: .44 Magnum & .44 Special Cartridges

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 “44 MAGNUM”. The crane cut is marked with the serial number and model number “N307364 / MOD. 29-2”. The rear of the cylinder is marked “N”. The sideplate has the S&W monogram logo. The right side of the frame, below the cylinder, is marked with the four-line marcas registradas address. The butt is marked with the serial number “N307364”. The crane and sides of the grip frame are marked with inspection marks.

Barrel Length: 4”, Pinned with shrouded ejector rod and solid rib.

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a ramped blade with an orange insert, integral to an elevated base that is integral to the rib, which is serrated for glare reduction. The rear sight is an S&W flat top, square notched and white-outlined leaf that is micrometer click adjustable for windage and elevation.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are checkered Goncalo Alves target stocks with S&W medallions and a football cut. There is a little wear to the finish on the bottom edge of the left panel. The checkering is sharp. There are some light handling marks. Overall, the grips are in about Excellent condition.

Type of Finish: Nickel

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore but there are spots of stubborn lead fouling that will require patient cleaning to remove.

Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 98% of its metal finish. There are some little draglines from use and storage. There are some spots of dried oil under the grip panels. The cylinder has a light turn line. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are crisp. Overall, this handgun rates in about Excellent condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The lockup produces minimal side to side movement. The double action 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: Included is a wood presentation case with a blue flock, cleaning kit, screwdriver, and paperwork with no manual. The case has a few scattered light scuffs and scratches. The interior is clean and has some light wear.

Our Assessment: Developed in a collaboration between Smith & Wesson and Remington with the input of big-bore handgun shooters including Elmer Keith, The .44 Magnum revolver and cartridge took the revolver world by storm in the 1950s, later to be known worldwide, even outside the firearms community, as “the most powerful handgun in the world” due to its portrayal in the Dirty Harry movies. This is Smith & Wesson’s famous Model 29-2 built on the N-Frame with a square butt. This revolver has a beautiful nickel finish, with a wide serrated case-colored trigger and wide checkered hammer. This one has hardly any wear and looks to have seen gentle use. It comes with a wood presentation case and will be perfect to add to your collection, especially if Smith & Wesson revolvers are your area of interest. Please see our pictures and good luck!

Smith & Wesson S&W Model 29-2 .44 Magnum 4" Nickel DA/SA Revolver
Smith & Wesson S&W Model 29-2 .44 Magnum 4″ Nickel DA/SA Revolver