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Lot 286: Two New York Style Engraved S&W Single Action Revolvers

Auction Date: December 4, 2020

Collector's Lot of Two New York Style Engraved Smith & Wesson Single Action Revolvers with Pearl Grips

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $4,000

A) Smith & Wesson .38 Single Action Second Model Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 38 Single Action
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 38 S&W
Barrel: 3 1/4 inch solid rib
Finish: nickel
Grip: pearl
Stock:
Item Views: 833
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 244
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured from 1877 to 1891. This revolver was likely New York shipped and retailer upgraded with the near full coverage classic broad New York style scroll engraving and pearl grips. Matching serial numbers on the barrel latch, barrel, cylinder, and butt.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 95% original nickel, light handling evidence, scattered flaking, and a frosted look throughout. The grips are also very fine with a tiny crack on the top of the left panel. Mechanically excellent.



B) Smith & Wesson .32 Single Action Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 32 Single Action
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32 S&W
Barrel: 3 1/2 inch solid rib
Finish: pearl
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 833
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 244
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured from 1878 to 1892. As "A".

Rating Definition:

Very fine overall, retaining 90% plus nickel finish with most of the loss on gripstraps, some minor flaking, and minor areas of spotting. Mechanically excellent.



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