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Lot 3437: S&W Pre-Model 27 Revolver with Box and Factory Letter

Auction Date: August 28, 2022

Outstanding Smith & Wesson Pre-Model 27 Double Action Revolver with Box and Factory Letter

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

Outstanding Smith & Wesson Pre-Model 27 Double Action Revolver with Box and Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: Pre-Model 27
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 357 magnum
Barrel: 8 3/8 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 486
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 275
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

The accompanying factory letter lists this revolver with an 8 3/8 inch barrel, Patridge front sight, blue finish, and checkered walnut grips when shipped on May 17, 1957, to H.H. Harris Co., Chicago, IL. Matching serial numbers on the butt, right grip panel, ejector shroud, and cylinder. The S&W box is numbered to the gun. Comes with screwdriver and "Helpful Hints" pamphlet.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original high polished blue and casehardened finish showing a small spot of patina on the frame (right side), faint cylinder line, limited handling marks, and crisp grip checkering. Mechanically excellent. The box is fine with some minor-moderate wear.



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