Make: Harrington and Richardson
Model: 949, Forty Niner
Serial Number: Z7112
Year of Manufacture: 1960-1985
Caliber: .22 LR
Action Type: 9 Shot Double Action Revolver, Will Work Single Action Too
Markings: The top of the barrel is marked "Forty Niner Model 949 . H&R Inc. Worcester. Mass.". The butt of the grip frame is marked "Z 7112".
Barrel Length: 5 1/2"
Sights / Optics: The gun is mounted with a fixed front blade and a dovetail set, notch rear sight.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The stock(s) is/are one piece smooth wood grips. The grips show only light surface marks, primarily on the left panel and backstrap. There are no splits or cracks.
Type of Finish: Blue
Finish Originality: Factory Original
Bore Condition: The rifling is shiny and reasonably sharp. There is no erosion.
Overall Condition: This gun retains about 98% of its metal finish. The balance of the finish shows light surface marks, some slight discoloration to the "white" hammer and handling marks to the trigger and loading gate. The Screw heads are sharp though showing one or two light turnings. The markings are crisp. Overall, this gun rates in about excellent condition.
Mechanics: The action functions well, though we have not test fired the gun.
Box & Accessories: None
Our Assessment: Here is a rather well made Double Action Revolver, 9-Shots and made in the United States! The rear sight is drift adjustable, the action is tight, the condition is superb and the gun fits in your hand like it just belongs there.
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This gun can only be sold in California as a Privcate Party Transfer at our shop in Simi Valley as this gun is not on the California Roster. This does not apply to out of state buyers.
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