An unusual Model 17 Smith & Wesson revolver. This is a Performance Center Model 17-8, serial number LRM0211. This gun has a commemorative plate on the right side of the frame honoring shooter Ed McGivern, one of the greatest ever exhibition and speed shooters. The plate notes two of his records, and reads: "Ed McGivern 5 shots 2/5 sec Jan. 23-'34, 5 shots 9/20 sec Jan 18-'34, Co. K. 163 Inf. Armory, Lewiston, Mont."
This Model 17 is blued, with a six inch barrel, six round cylinder, adjustable rear sight and checkered walnut diamond grips with Smith & Wesson medallions. It is in as new unfired condition.
A blue plastic Smith & Wesson foam lined box with the serial number on the side is included, along with a manual and lock.