Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 321: English Proofed Smith & Wesson Model No. 2 Army Revolver

Auction Date: December 3, 2021

Estimated Price: $1,800 - $2,750

English Proofed Smith & Wesson Model No. 2 Army Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 2 Army
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 32 RF
Barrel: 5 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
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Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 168
Class: Antique
Description:

Round blade front sight with notched top strap rear sight. The top of the barrel rib is marked with the one-line address, and the cylinder is marked "PATENTED APRIL 3, 1855, JULY 5, 1859 & DEC 18, 1860." around the center. Six shot round unfluted cylinder marked with alternating "Crown/V" "Crown/GP" proofs between the cylinder stops. The left barrel flat is also stamped with a stacked "Crown/GP" over "Crown/V". Casehardened checkered hammer and smooth grips on a square butt.

Rating Definition:

Fine as period refinished retaining 90% plus blue finish. The cylinder remains in original condition and is now a mottled brown over patina. The right side of the frame has a hand done inscription "Customs Kingstone" which has been brushed over. The hammer exhibits vibrant flashes of original case colors. The grips are excellent as period revarnished. Mechanically fine.



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