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Lot 3206: New York Engraved Smith & Wesson .38 Double Action Revolver

New York Engraved Smith & Wesson .38 Double Action 2nd Model Revolver with Pearl Grips

Auction Date: August 28, 2022

Lot 3206: New York Engraved Smith & Wesson .38 Double Action Revolver

New York Engraved Smith & Wesson .38 Double Action 2nd Model Revolver with Pearl Grips

Auction Date: August 28, 2022

Estimated Price: $2,000 - $3,000
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New York Engraved Smith & Wesson .38 Double Action 2nd Model Revolver with Pearl Grips

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 38 Double Action
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 38 S&W
Barrel: 3 1/4 inch solid rib
Finish: nickel
Grip: pearl
Stock:
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Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 149
Class: Antique
Description:

Manufactured from 1880 to 1884. Profuse period New York scroll engraving along with zig-zag line motifs on the cylinder. Matching serial numbers on the butt, cylinder, barrel, and barrel latch. The revolver wears a set of pearl grips with the left panel numbered to the gun in pencil. The back of each grip panel features handwritten markings in purple ink including "E.A. King" and "July".

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retaining 98% plus original nickel plating showing some very scattered light flaking. The engraving is crisp. 85% original case colors remain on the hammer and trigger. 90% original blue remains on the trigger guard. The grips are excellent with highly attractive fiery colors. Mechanically excellent.



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