Victor (Slant Grip)
.22 LR caliber semi-automatic pistol, with 10-shot magazine. 4.5" and 5.5" slab-sided barrels with ventilated or solid ribs. Adjustable sights are integral with rib. Blue finish, barrel tapped for weight, checkered walnut thumbrest grips. Grooved front and backstraps on frame. Probably fewer than 600 of these slant grip Victors in all configurations. Probably fewer than 40 each of 4.5" guns. Trigger adjustable for both pull and over-travel. Most guns in serial number range above 2401xxx with few in ML serial number series. NOTE: Early ventilated rib barrels were steel and later ones aluminum, without a change in catalog numbers. BEWARE—fakes exist. NOTE: Add $75 premium for steel rib; $200 premium for solid rib; $200 premium for 4.5" barrel; 15 percent premium for box with papers.