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Lot 1250: Engraved Smith & Wesson Model No. 1 Second Issue Revolver

Auction Date: May 15, 2021

New York Engraved Smith & Wesson Model No. 1 2nd Issue Single Action Revolver with Carved Grips and Case

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Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750

New York Engraved Smith & Wesson Model No. 1 2nd Issue Single Action Revolver with Carved Grips and Case

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 1
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 22 RF Short
Barrel: 3 3/16 inch solid rib
Finish: nickel
Grip: carved
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Item Views: 321
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 196
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured from 1860 to 1868. Near full coverage New York style broad floral scroll on a punchdot background. Matching assembly mark on the barrel, cylinder, and grip frame. The left grip is carved with a bust of St. Michael. Includes a period hardwood case with reproduction Frederic T. Baker trade label on inside lid. Provenance: The Dr. Gerald Klaz Collection

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 85% original nickel finish with most of the loss concentrated on the high edges. The grips are also very fine as slightly undersized. The case is very good with a few repairs. Mechanically functions properly.



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