Blame Hollywood for that. Many movies show the town marshal hammering up another "wanted" poster with....his sidearm.I'd like to be able to go back in time and beat on the noggin of anyone who used a good revolver for that!
Thanks, It's been bugging me for a while. Her dad passed away and her mom gave this to here when she left the house. She had no idea what it was.Nice one!
It appears to be a target model M&P from the first half of 1923. I have a 450-range gun that shipped in May; target guns were in the same sequence, but often a bit off the regular schedule, but it still should have shipped in that general timeframe.
It looks all-original, including the stocks, and while well-used, in decent condition.
When Ruger came out with the Blackhawk in 1955 my mother bought my father one for an anniversary gift. It came from Ruger with a sterling silver plate on the bottom of the grips with his name engraved on it. He still keeps that gun in its display case. Sure is a sweet gun. I don't think they ment for it do drive nails though.Blame Hollywood for that. Many movies show the town marshal hammering up another "wanted" poster with....his sidearm.
If the gun manufacturers wanted guns to be used as hammers..surely they would have put a metal cap on the butt...