Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3458: Cased Smith & Wesson .44 Magnum Pre-Model 29 Revolver

Auction Date: August 28, 2022

Cased Smith & Wesson .44 Magnum Pre-Model 29 Double Action Revolver

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $4,000

Cased Smith & Wesson .44 Magnum Pre-Model 29 Double Action Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 44 Magnum
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44 Magnum
Barrel: 6 1/2 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: rosewood
Stock:
Item Views: 601
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 279
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1956/57. Matching serial number on the frame and butt. Four-screw frame with ten-groove back strap. Includes a S&W .44 Magnum case, a screwdriver, and cleaning tools.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retaining 98% original blue finish with a few minor handling marks, slight loss at the muzzle, moderate wear on the face of the recoil shield, and a light cylinder drag line. Grips are fine with some wear at the front of the thumb groove on the left panel and crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent. Case is very good with some storage and handling marks, edge wear, a relined bottom with replacement insert (original insert and fabric included), and some high edge wear on the lid interior.



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