Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 1343: Smith & Wesson No. 1 1/2 First Issue First Type Revolver

Auction Date: December 4, 2021

Very Fine High Condition Smith & Wesson No. 1 1/2 First Issue First Type Revolver

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,400 - $2,000

Very Fine High Condition Smith & Wesson No. 1 1/2 First Issue First Type Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 1-1/2
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32 RF
Barrel: 3 1/2 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: rosewood
Stock:
Item Views: 174
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 154
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured from 1865 to 1868, first type with 1859 patent date. The right grip panel is numbered to the gun. Matching assembly numbers are on the grip frame, cylinder and barrel.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 90% plus original blue finish with minor scattered thinning to brown on the balance. The grips are also very fine with some minor handling marks and most of the original varnish remaining. Mechanically excellent. An exceptional example of the Model 1 1/2 series.



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