French Manurhin MR73 5 1/4” Barrel .357 Mag Double Action Revolver

SOLD FOR: $3,424

WOA#: WY240302MH008

Make: Manurhin

Model: MR73

Serial Number: HA03205

Year of Manufacture: Modern

Caliber: .357 Mag

Action Type:  DA/SA Swing Out Fluted Cylinder Revolver, 6-Shot with ejector.

Markings: The right side is marked, “MANURHIN / MADE IN FRANCE” the left side is marked with the serial number. The barrel is marked, “MR73 Cal. .357 Magnum / JJ Perodeau Gnmk Inc, Sand Spring, OK.

Barrel Length: 5 1/4”

Sights / Optics: This revolver has a pinned square front sight post. The rear sight is a square notch with white dots and serrations.

Stock Configuration & Condition:  The grip is two piece b;ack rubber grips with a wide bottom, semi-thumb rest, and a beavertail with finger grooves. The grips show no handling wear. There are no chips or cracks.  The grips rate in about Excellent to Like-New overall condition.

Type of Finish: Blued

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition:  The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no visible erosion in the bore.  In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 10/10.

Overall Condition: This revolver retains about 99% of its metal finish. The cylinder has a crisp-full turn line.   The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. The lockup is solid with little side to side play. The double action trigger is smooth and the single action is crisp. Overall, this revolver rates in about Like-New 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.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: This revolver has a locked serial matched hard case, paperwork, cleaning kit, and small tool.

Our Assessment:  The French-made Manurhin MR73 revolver stands as a pinnacle of precision and durability in the world of firearms. Renowned for its exceptional craftsmanship, this revolver boasts a solid steel frame and barrel, meticulously hand-fitted by skilled artisans to ensure tight tolerances and consistent performance. Its elegant design, featuring a 6-round cylinder chambered in .357 Magnum, exudes timeless sophistication while offering potent firepower suitable for various applications.

One of the defining characteristics of the Manurhin MR73 is its unmatched accuracy and precision. Equipped with adjustable sights and a smooth trigger pull, this revolver delivers consistent shot placement, making it a favorite among competitive shooters and law enforcement professionals alike. Its reputation for reliability and ruggedness has been proven in the field, earning the trust of elite units such as France’s GIGN counter-terrorism force.

Versatile and dependable, the MR73 is well-suited for a range of tasks, including target shooting, self-defense, and hunting. Its potent .357 Magnum chambering provides ample stopping power, while its refined design and smooth operation make it a pleasure to shoot. With a legacy rooted in excellence and a reputation for enduring quality, the Manurhin MR73 remains a coveted firearm among collectors and enthusiasts seeking the pinnacle of revolver craftsmanship.

Overall, the Manurhin MR73 represents the epitome of precision and reliability in revolver design. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail and built to withstand rigorous use, this French-made masterpiece continues to captivate shooters with its exceptional performance and timeless elegance. Please check out the photos for more info, good luck on your bid! -R.E.

French Manurhin MR73 5 1/4” Barrel .357 Mag Double Action Revolver
French Manurhin MR73 5 1/4” Barrel .357 Mag Double Action Revolver