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Elvis Presley’s Smith & Wesson Revolver Sells for $200K at Public sale


Elvis Presley’s prized Smith & Wesson Mannequin 53 revolver offered at public sale for $199,750 after the gun was anticipated to promote for underneath $100,000.

TMZ reported that Presley’s revolver is custom-made — through gold and silver inlays — with a Betsy Ross flag, “five-pointed stars and a bald eagle,” in addition to the Liberty Bell.  Close to the top of the barrel, on either side of the gun, is a gold inlay that reads, “1776-1976.”

The Every day Mail famous there may be “a gold-embossed minuteman flanked by two silver stars” on the left facet of the revolver.  There may be an 18 carat gold inlay within the entrance sight.

The revolver was ordered particularly for Presley by Hiram’s of California and he was given the Smith & Wesson revolver in November 1976, which was lower than a yr earlier than his August 16, 1977, dying.

Presley had roughly 37 weapons, together with the revolver, and a machine gun on the time of his dying.

AWR Hawkins is an award-winning Second Modification columnist for Breitbart Information and the author/curator of Down Vary with AWR Hawkins, a weekly publication targeted on all issues Second Modification, additionally for Breitbart Information. He’s the political analyst for Armed American Radio and a Turning Level USA Ambassador. He was a Visiting Fellow on the Russell Kirk Middle for Cultural Renewal in 2010, a speaker on the 2023 Western Conservative Summit, and he holds a Ph.D. in Army Historical past, with a concentrate on the Vietnam Struggle (brown water navy), U.S. Navy since Inception, the Civil Struggle, and Early Trendy Europe. Observe him on Instagram: @awr_hawkins. You possibly can signal as much as get Down Vary at breitbart.com/downrange. Attain him immediately at awrhawkins@breitbart.com.


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