This was the second VIS I came across. This started a new Rabbit Hole for low Alpha three lever VISs. The first one was a two lever A serial number that was fairly rough. I found this on GB and it came from a picker that goes around running ads and buying items. I got it for what I believe to be an excellent price but if you notice in the second photo it came in a High Power holster. Using the pickers information I was able to track the vet down and actually got a chrome plated luger the vet had that the picker didn't want with capture docs. The vet also entrusted me with a map he carried, photos of him and a few other documents as well as hours of conversation. With that said here are a few photos of the gun. These are from years ago and I really need to do new photos of the gun now. Mechanically the gun is excellent with a great bore and internals all great. It does have some holster wear. If you want the full story this is in Edward Tinkers Bring Back Vol III pages 148-151.
It actually looks much better on a blue background. They are dark blue and it brings out the color better.
I have Eds Vol. I & II, I'll have to find the III edition. Great that the vet and his memory get to live on through your preservation, I think if that can be achieved it makes our "collecting" into true curation!
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