Dan Wesson Model 15-2H W/ Barrel Kit .357 Mag Double Action Revolver, 1978

SOLD FOR: $1,704.99

WOA#: WY240309GC017

Make: Dan Wesson

Model: 15-2H

Serial Number: 187978

Year of Manufacture: 1987

Caliber: .357 Mag

Action Type:  Revolver, double action.

Markings: This revolver is marked, “DAN WESSON ARMS MONSON MASS. U.S.A. / 187978” on the frame and, “DAN WESSON ARMS .357 MAGNUM CTG.” on each barrel.

Barrel Length: 8” 6” 4” 2.5”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a serrated ramped squared post. The rear sight is an adjustable square notch with a white outline.

Stock Configuration & Condition: This pistol includes two sets of grips. One is checkered Zebrawood with a wide bottom and. And one is a finger grooved Cherry wood that tapers toward the bottom. Both grips rate in about Excellent to Like New overall condition.

Type of Finish: Bright Blued

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bores are bright and the rifling is sharp there is no visible erosion in the bores. In this writer’s opinion the bores rate at 10/10.

Overall Condition:  This handgun retains about 99% of its metal finish. There is almost no visible wear on the frame or barrels. There is one minor nick on the front of the crane and one on the top of the battle rib. The cylinder has a wear line, and the action has minimal wear. The screw heads are sharp and pins are unmarred. The markings are crisp. Overall, this revolver rates in about Excellent condition.

Mechanics:  The action functions correctly. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.  The mechanics are Excellent. The trigger is very light, smooth and crisp.  The timing is good and the lockup is tight.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: Original Factory case, spare grip, three extra barrels, four extra front sights, spacing gauge, patch, belt buckle, multi-tool.

Our Assessment: The Dan Wesson Model 15-2H is a double-action revolver chambered in .357 Magnum, renowned for its versatility, accuracy, and robust construction. Produced in 1987, it exemplifies the craftsmanship and attention to detail that Dan Wesson firearms are known for.

One notable feature of the Model 15-2H is its interchangeable barrel system. This allows the user to easily switch between different barrel lengths, offering flexibility for various shooting purposes or preferences. The inclusion of a barrel kit provides additional options for customization and performance optimization. The revolver utilizes a double-action trigger mechanism, allowing for both rapid fire and precise single-action shots. It typically features adjustable sights for fine-tuning accuracy, and its ergonomic grip design ensures a comfortable and secure hold during shooting.

Overall, the Dan Wesson Model 15-2H with Barrel Kit represents a pinnacle of revolver design from the late 1980s, offering shooters a versatile and reliable firearm suitable for a wide range of applications, including target shooting, hunting, and personal defense. Its combination of interchangeable barrels, accuracy, and craftsmanship continues to make it highly sought after by collectors and shooters alike. -R.E.

Dan Wesson Model 15-2H W/ Barrel Kit .357 Mag Double Action Revolver, 1978
Dan Wesson Model 15-2H W/ Barrel Kit .357 Mag Double Action Revolver, 1978