Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3451: Special Order Smith & Wesson Prewar .38/44 Outdoorsman Revolver

Auction Date: August 28, 2022

Rare Special Order 5 Inch Barrel Smith & Wesson Prewar .38/44 Outdoorsman Double Action Revolver with Pearl Steer Head Grips

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,600 - $2,500

Rare Special Order 5 Inch Barrel Smith & Wesson Prewar .38/44 Outdoorsman Double Action Revolver with Pearl Steer Head Grips

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 38/44 Outdoorsman
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 38 Special
Barrel: 5 inch round
Finish: nickel
Grip: pearl
Stock:
Item Views: 555
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 277
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1940. Fitted with blade front and target rear sights. Matching serial numbers found on butt, cylinder, and barrel. Fitted with a set of steer head grips with pink stones for eyes on the right panel.

Rating Definition:

Very fine, retaining 90% original nickel finish with handling marks, some flaking at the muzzle, and a cylinder drag line. Both front and rear sight blades have been altered. Grips are very good with handling marks, a chip on the left panel at the toe, and slightly softened carving. Mechanically excellent.



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