SOLD FOR: $1525
Make: Smith & Wesson
Model: 22-4 Classic Reintroduction, SKU. 150195
Serial Number: CMA6364
Year of Manufacture: 2009 (Test Fired Brass Envelope)
Caliber: .45 ACP
Action Type: Single and Double Action Revolver with Swing Out Cylinder
Markings: The left side of the barrel is marked “45 CAL. MODEL 1950”. The yoke cut is marked with the model and serial numbers. The right side of the barrel is marked “SMITH & WESSON”. The right side of the frame is marked with the four line Marcas Registradas address. The sideplate is marked with the S&W logo. The yoke and sides of the grip frame are marked with inspection marks. The butt of the grip frame is marked with the serial number.
Barrel Length: 4”
Sights / Optics: The front sight is a half-round blade pinned to an elevated base. The rear sight is a square notch on the topstrap.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are two-piece checkered wood grips with smooth diamonds and S&W medallions. There are a few light handling marks. The checkering is sharp. There are no major defects. Overall, the grips are in Excellent condition.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: Original
Bore Condition: The lands are bright and the Electro Chemically Machined rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.
Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 98% of its metal finish. There is a faint turn line on the cylinder. There are some light handling marks. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this handgun rates in about Excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The single-action trigger is crisp and the double action is smooth. The cylinder lock up has light play on each chamber. The chambers are cut with shelves for the cases to headspace on, allowing the use of .45 ACP without moon clips, however without moon clips the ejector will not pick up the cases. 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 serial matching S&W case, test-fired brass, with paperwork including the manual.
Our Assessment: This is Smith & Wesson’s Model 22-4, it is a member of the Classics Series and was unveiled by the company as a reintroduction of the Model of 1950 .45. the revolver has a four-screw frame, 4″ barrel, blued finish, old-style thumbpiece, and service sights. The .45 ACP is still a popular caliber with a wide variety of ammunition available at reasonable prices (usually). This example is in about Excellent condition with about 98% of its original finish with only light handling wear and good mechanics. The bore hand mecahincs are stellar and this will be a fine shooter. Chambered in .45 ACP, this out to be a great revolver for target practice, home defense, or revolver competition. Please see our pictures and good luck!