S&W Alaska 50th Anniversary Model 629

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

Smith & Wesson have produced a Model 629 revolver to commemorate Alaska’s 50th anniversary of Statehood.

The 4″ barreled gun will be available chambered in .44 Magnum or .44 Special. A very nice look piece and with enough power to keep hungry bears at bay!

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Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

I founded TFB in 2007 and over 10 years worked tirelessly, with the help of my team, to build it up into the largest gun blog online. I retired as Editor in Chief in 2017. During my decade at TFB I was fortunate to work with the most amazing talented writers and genuinely good people!

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  • Brad Campbell Brad Campbell on Jan 10, 2011

    I just bought one of these revolvers tonight. Nice looking piece. Fits my hand well and great balance Looking forward to taking it to the range next weekend.

  • Carpenter Carpenter on Nov 10, 2014

    Anybody know how many of these were made? Any additional value to this edition?