Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 584: Hank Williams Jr. Presentation Smith & Wesson Model 24 Revolver

Auction Date: September 10, 2021

Factory Engraved Smith & Wesson Model 24-3 Double Action Revolver with Box and Factory Letter Presented to Hank Williams Jr.

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,500 - $5,500

Factory Engraved Smith & Wesson Model 24-3 Double Action Revolver with Box and Factory Letter Presented to Hank Williams Jr.

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 24-3
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44 S&W special
Barrel: 6 1/2 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: Goncalo Alves
Stock:
Item Views: 841
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 385
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

The included factory letter from S&W historian Roy Jinks confirms the Class A engraving, blue finish, barrel length, and Goncalo Alves target stocks when it was shipped from the factory on December 13, 1983 through the Smith & Wesson Marketing Department. Mr. Jinks also states that the gun was presented to the recipient of the letter, world famous country singer and song writer Hank Williams Jr., for his special support of Smith & Wesson. Includes a certificate of authenticity confirming Williams' ownership, original box with birthday and Christmas wishes from S&W Historian Roy Jinks on the lid, and the aforementioned factory letter addressed to Williams. Provenance: The Hank Williams Jr.'s Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% original blue finish, faint cylinder drag lines, and limited handling evidence. The box is also excellent. Mechanically excellent.



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