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Lot 3449: Smith & Wesson .38 Chiefs Special Pre-Model 36 Revolver with Box

Auction Date: August 28, 2022

Smith & Wesson .38 Chiefs Special Pre-Model 36 Double Action Revolver with Box

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,100 - $1,600

Smith & Wesson .38 Chiefs Special Pre-Model 36 Double Action Revolver with Box

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: Chief Special
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 38 Special
Barrel: 2 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 413
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 277
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured 1952-1953. Matching serial numbers on the butt, right grip panel, cylinder, and barrel. Includes correct Smith & Wesson red box. Provenance: The Ernie Rice Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 97% plus original blue finish with a couple light handling marks, a faint partial cylinder drag line, and crisp grip checkering. Mechanically excellent. Box is very fine with storage and handling marks.



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