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Petersen's .44 Magnum That Took Down a Polar Bear

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On this edition of Curator's Corner, John Popp joins National Firearms Museum Senior Curator Phil Schreier to discuss the beautifully-engraved Smith and Wesson Model 29 .44 Magnum that hunter and magazine mogul Robert Petersen used to take down a polar bear. Both the polar bear and the gun can now be seen on display at the National Firearms Museum 7 days a week. Originally aired 6/30/2011.

Season 11