Left side view of Model 1895 Nagant Revolver.
Manufacturer's markings: "Tula Imperial Arms Factory, [made in] 1899".
Notice location of serial number on the frame and the square rebuild mark. The square without a line through it indicates an early rebuild, probably before WW2.
Notis the original round front blade has been replaced at rebuild with the updated nothced sight blade. Barrel is also a Tula made replacement from rebuild with excellent bore.
Lanyard ring on the butt of the grip.
Notice the checkered walnut backstrap. Wood was with a recheckered coarser pattern at rebuild. The old worn finer checkering is still visible.
Notice the rear sight machined into the topstrap.
Note the hash-marks on the barrel colar. They are to indicate disassembly alignment.
You can still make out the outline of the Imperial Eagle proof that was almost completely buffed off during the communist era rebuild.
Inspector's stamps. Note the replacement (refurb) Izhevsk marking on the trigger guard.
Left side view.
Loading gate and cylinder. Cylinder and hammer blue is turning a plumb patina with age.
take-down rod is extracted, the cylinder pin is partially removed.
Cylinder is now removed.
Notice the matching serial number on the cylinder pin. The revolver sideplate is also matched with a serial number.
Holster and issue screwdriver.
Markings inside holster flap.
Back of holster.