ASTRA 357

PRICE: R 3,500.00 Incl. VAT
REFERENCE NUMBER: 1082

FEATURES:

MAKE Astra
MODEL 357
CALIBER .357 Magnum
ACTION Double action / Single action
CAPACITY 6
CONDITION Excellent used condition

Item Description

FIREARM HISTORY AND FEATURES:

Astra is a Spanish weapons manufacturer that was founded in 1908 and eventually closed in 1997.
In their more recent years they produced some economically priced but good quality and reliable  revolver models that were replicas of Colt, Ruger or Smith & Wesson.

The model 357 was one of their popular models that enjoyed fair distribution in the USA.
It is a simple, well-made revolver based off of a Smith & Wesson design, which is available in a variety of different calibers, barrel lengths and finishes.
They also have adjustable triggers and rear sights.

Astra 357s are good quality, work-horse revolvers that are good value for money if found in good condition.
This particular example has a 4″ barrel, and original Astra wooden grips.
It is also missing the rear sight.

FIREARM CONDITION:

This gun is in excellent used condition. It is mechanically good and functional.
This gun seems virtually unused, with only a few, very light marks on the finish.
It is just missing its adjustable, rear sight however, which can likely be easily replaced.
The original Astra wooden grips are still perfect.
Comes in original box with manual.

FIREARM SUITABILITY:

This firearm is suitable for home self defense, but is possibly too large (heavy) for ever day concealed carry, unless for a large framed person.

This firearm is suitable for use in the following sports:

  • IDPA – Revolver division
  • ICORE – Classic division
  • PIN SHOOTING – Stock gun & Stock revolver
  • STEEL CHALLENGE

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