Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 310: Smith & Wesson No. 3 American 2nd Model Revolver

Auction Date: December 3, 2021

Smith & Wesson No. 3 American 2nd Model Single Action Revolver

Estimated Price: $5,000 - $8,000

Smith & Wesson No. 3 American 2nd Model Single Action Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: American
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44 S&W American
Barrel: 8 inch solid rib
Finish: nickel
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 420
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 165
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured from 1872 to 1874. It has the one-line address/patent dates marking on the rib, provision for a lanyard ring (filler screw) on the butt, matching assembly numbers on the grip frame, barrel, barrel latch and cylinder, and right grip panel numbered to gun. Provenance: The Dr. Gerald Klaz Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retaining 97% plus original nickel finish with flaking on the balance. 90% original case colors remain on the hammer and trigger guard. The grips are fine with high edge wear, dings and scratches. Mechanically excellent. Provenance: Dr. Gerald Klaz collection.



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