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Lot 434: Smith & Wesson No. 3 American Revolver with Factory Letter

Auction Date: October 6, 2021

Smith & Wesson No. 3 American Second Model Revolver with Factory Letter and Holster

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,300 - $1,900

Smith & Wesson No. 3 American Second Model Revolver with Factory Letter and Holster

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 3 American
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44 S&W American
Barrel: 6 inch solid rib
Finish: nickel
Grip: smooth
Stock:
Item Views: 418
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Class: Antique
Rating:

OG - POOR- major or minor parts replaced; major replacement parts required and extensive restoration needed; metal deeply pitted; principal lettering, numerals and design obliterated, wood badly scratched, bruised, cracked or broken; mechanically inoperative; generally undesirable as a collectors firearm in its present state.

Description:

Factory letter list this revolver as being sold on July 3, 1872 and shipped to M.W. Robinson in New York City, New York, confirms the barrel length, and states the stocks were likely put on my Robinson. Barrel latch, hammer, and cylinder frozen. With leather holster.

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