Make: Weihrauch Sport Gmbh
Serial Number: 794977
Year of Manufacture: circa 1969
Caliber: .22 LR
Action Type: Double Action Revolver
Markings: The right side of the barrel is marked "FIE Miami, FLA". The right side of the frame is marked "794977 / R Weihrauch / Mellrischtadt / Made In Germany". There is a "w" in a circle on the cylinder. The left side of the barrel is marked "Cal. 22 Lr." and with another "w" in a circle. The left side of the frame has the Arminium logo, a medallion inlay and "HW7".
Barrel Length: 5"
Sights / Optics: The gun is mounted with a notch rear sight, a vent rib that is loose to the barrel and a ramp blade front sight.
Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are checkered plastic imitation wood. There is some wear, marking and discoloration, but no cracks. The grips rate in about Good overall condition.
Type of Finish: Smells Like Colt Blue
Finish Originality: Re-blued Cold Blue
Bore Condition: The bore is nearly bright, with some fouling and the rifling is still effective. There is only light graying of the bore, but no erosion.
Overall Condition: This gun retains about 25% of its metal finish. the cold blue was unevenly applied over questionable metal preparation. The barrel is a bit loose to the frame as the rib is loose to the barrel. There is much thinning. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are poorly applied, but still legible. Overall, this gun rates in about Fair condition.
Mechanics: The action has some play, there is not solid lock up and many of the parts poorly fit together. However, this is much how it came from the factory. We have not shot this revolver, and would certainly consult a gunsmith before we did.
Box, Paperwork & Accessories: None
Our Assessment: The German's were known for their quality manufacturing prior to and during the war. This gun was obviously made well after the war...
CA Legal or CA Private Party Transferable: This pistol is not on the California roster of handguns certified for sale and cannot be Private Party Transferred. This gun can only be sold out of state.
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