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Lot 3460: 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 with Factory Letter

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $3,000 - $4,000

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

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 44 Magnum
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44 Magnum
Barrel: 6 1/2 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 482
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 279
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1956/57. The factory letter lists this revolver with 6 1/2 inch barrel, blue finish, and checkered Goncalo Alves grips when shipped to Brown Rodgers Dixon Co. in Winston Salem, North Carolina as a late 5-screw model. Matching serial number on the frame, cylinder, and butt. Includes a S&W .44 Magnum case, a screwdriver, and cleaning tools.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 97% plus original blue finish with scattered handling marks, muzzle wear, and a cylinder drag line. Grips are very fine with light handling marks and crisp grip checkering. Mechanically excellent. Case is very good with storage and handling marks.



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