Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 112: Smith & Wesson .44 Double Action First Model Target Revolver

Auction Date: September 10, 2021

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

Smith & Wesson .44 Double Action First Model Target Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 44 Double Action
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44 S&W Russian
Barrel: 6 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
Item Views: 442
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 99
Class: Antique
Description:

Introduced in 1881. Standard markings and features including the correct length 1 7/16 inch cylinder and matching serial numbers on the barrel, barrel latch, cylinder, right grip panel, and butt. 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:

Very fine, retaining 80% original blue finish, some areas of spotting mostly concentrated on the cylinder, and most of the finish wear on the grip straps. The grips are also very fine with light wear, brownish hue, and worn but well-defined checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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