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Hi Folks,

While shopping around for OPs recently, I have encountered a couple with this type of front sight, which appears to be a modified half-moon/pre-war front sight, but I am not sure. Can anyone clear up my confusion here?

Thanks! Revolver Cylinder Shotgun Metal Pipe
 

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Very common on pre-war guns when the owner tried to convert the standard sight into the poor man's target sight. One half just filed down to create an aiming point. I have seen dozens if not hundreds over the years.
 

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When the original owner got out his file, he made the modification just for himself.

He likely never gave a thought to what future buyers might think, because these were as common as dirt, so he figured they'd always be so.

Probably never figured he be dying, either, and his prized possessions would be scattered.
 
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