Manufactured in 1954/55 and subsequently professionally embellished. This highly embellished arm features near full coverage floral scrollwork on a stippled background along with gold inlaid borders. The barrel markings are surrounded with gold inlaid flourishes. A gold inlaid bobcat head is featured below the cylinder release. A gold inlaid rearing bear in a mountain scene is featured on the side plate. Gold inlaid bear tracks are on the trigger guard. The blade front sight has an engraved ramp base. The square notch rear sight is adjustable. The plain rosewood grips have gold S&W medallions. With a S&W soft case. Per the consignor this revolver will factory letter as shipped from the factory to Rex Firearms in New York City. Often referred to as "the Tiffany's of the gun world," Rex Firearms specialized in selling one-of-a-kind firearms.
Very fine as professionally embellished, retaining 99% plus of the blue finish with faint traces of a cylinder drag line. The grips are excellent with limited handling marks. Mechanically excellent.
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