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These photos, taken with my cell phone camera, are posted here courtesy of my cyber-whiz daughter, Jill.

As you can see, the front sight is target style, but the gun has a plain fixed sight in the top strap, not adjustable. Six-inch barrel and a wooden stock on a square grip. It looks a bit nicer in the photo because it was wiped down with a silicone cloth right before I started taking pics.

Is this sight arrangement unusual? Could this have been done — replacing the front sight -- at a later date?

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These guns came with a forged front sight. So, unless it was a special order, the sight was added later. Probably when the gun was refinished. I don't recognize the sight blade by its shape. If aftermarket, the manufacturer's name is typically stamped on one side of the sight blade. Or, it could have been made by the gunsmith that did the work.

Edit: The SCSW says some of the RP guns came with target front and service rear sights. So, it could be a factory original.

BTW, the gun appears to be a Regulation Police from 1920 or 1921. We'd need to see the butt frame to tell for sure. Do you have a SN?
Yes, the serial number was listed in my first post about this revolver in the topic .32 Long Target Revolver Age? I don't have it on me at this time, but you could find it there.

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The serial number is 1465XX. Hope this helps.

Being a total newbie to this realm, I have no idea what a Regulation Police model is. Can you fill me in on them?

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