Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 111: U.S. Smith & Wesson Second Model Schofield Revolver

Auction Date: September 10, 2021

U.S. Smith & Wesson Second Model Schofield Single Action Revolver

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $4,000 - $6,000

U.S. Smith & Wesson Second Model Schofield Single Action Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: Schofield
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 S&W Schofield
Barrel: 5 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Item Views: 636
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 99
Class: Antique

Manufactured for the U.S. military circa 1876-77 with a total production approximately 5,934. The period shortened barrel has a blade front sight. "US" (faint) is marked on the butt, U.S. Ordnance sub-inspector stamps "W" and "P" are on the rear of the cylinder and underside of the barrel lug, and matching serial numbers are on butt, right grip panel, and cylinder. This revolver is from the collection of world famous American country singer and song writer Hank Williams Jr. and includes a certificate of authenticity confirming his ownership. Provenance: The Hank Williams Jr.'s Collection

Rating Definition:

Fine, retaining 40% original blue finish with a smooth brown-gray patina on the balance. Traces of original case colors remain on the hammer and trigger guard. The grips are also fine with minor dings and scratches. Mechanically excellent.

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