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Catalog Number 10404-2
Title Revolver, Cartridge, Smith and Wesson, .45 Hand Ejector Model 1917
Object Name Revolver
Description Six shot, .45 Cal., center-fire cartridge single/double action revolver. Single round rifled bore barrel. Wood grip. Military issue. US inspector marks "CHS" near hammer. "43566" on butt and cylinder swing.
Date 1917-1946
Year Range from 1917
Year Range to 1946
Culture American
Material iron alloy, wood
Made Smith & Wesson
Place of Origin USA: Massachusetts, Springfield
Makers mark US inspector marks "CHS" near hammer
"43560" on butt
"US Army Model 1917" on butt
"Smith & Wesson Springfield Mass. U.S.A. Patented Dec. 17. 1901 Feb. 6. 1906 Sep. 14. 1909" on top of barrel
"United States Property" under barrel
"S&W D.A. 45" on side of barrel
History No history on file. donated by Lt. Co. Judson M. Smith (Ret.). Smith attended West Point.
Credit line Lt. Colonel Judson M. Smith, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Smith, Lt. Col. Judson M.