This Model 29 revolver was used in both Dirty Harry (1971) and Magnum Force (1973) by actor Clint Eastwood, who portrayed legendary San Francisco detective "Dirty Harry" Callahan. The gun, dubbed "the most powerful handgun in the world," was later presented to writer John Milius, and can now be seen at the NRA National Firearms Museum in Fairfax, Virginia.
This Smith & Wesson Model 29 was used in both Dirty Harry and Magnum Force by actor Clint Eastwood.
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May 16th, 2011Colt Single-Action Army Revolver
Known as the "peacemaker" for its widespread use among soldiers, settlers, gunslingers and peace officers.
Union veterans Col. William C. Church and Gen. George Wingate formed the NRA in 1871.
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