Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 202: Smith & Wesson .44 Double Action First Model Revolver

Auction Date: August 26, 2022

Excellent Smith & Wesson .44 Double Action First Model Revolver

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,250 - $3,750

Excellent Smith & Wesson .44 Double Action First Model Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 44 Double Action
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44 S&W Russian
Barrel: 6 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: hard rubber
Stock:
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Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 204
Class: Antique
Description:

All frames of the .44 Double Action First Model Revolver were manufactured between 1881 and 1898, but this model was listed in the company catalogs and sold up until 1913. Barrel has the caliber designation on the left side. Barrel rib has the two-line legend. Matching serial number on the butt, right grip panel, cylinder, barrel and barrel latch.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retaining 95% bright original high polish blue finish with the balance thinning to brown mostly on the grip straps and some high edge wear. 95% original case colors remain on the hammer and trigger. The grips are also excellent with limited handling marks and crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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