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WWII USMC Vet Norman Sutherland Jr's S&W M1917 Revolver. He put on some cool sweetheart grips as many vets did with their personal sidearms. He was a BAR man with the 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment 3rd Marine Brigade, Fleet Marine Force serving in the Solomon’s Campaign.

July 1-31 44 First recruit Batt recruit depot marine barracks Paris island
Oct 1-31 -44 9th training Batt infantry training regiment training command MFM Camp Lejune NC
April 1-30-45 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment 3rd Marine Brigade, Fleet Marine Force in field
Oct 1-30-45 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment 3rd Marine Brigade, Fleet Marine Force in field
July 1-31-46 2d Battalion, 7th Marines 1st Marine Brigade, Fleet Marine Force
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Hey Savage,

Welcome to S&W!

What a great piece of AMERICANA!

Honoring a Marine on your first post!!

Way to go!!

Later, Mark
 

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Hey S Man,

Now...Did you shoot it, yet?

Those 1917's are great!

Later, Mark
 

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I once had General Edward Craig's WW2 USMC M1903. Fully documented with official receipt and letters requesting the rifle from the USMC. $25 for it. I had an offer to big to refuse and sold it.
I am a former Marine and can appreciate your revolver. Thanks for sharing. Big Larry USMCR (60-68).
 
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