Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 3463: S&W "Straight Line Target" Single Shot Pistol with Case

Auction Date: August 28, 2022

Scarce and Excellent Smith & Wesson "Straight Line Target" Single Shot Pistol with Factory Metal Case

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,500 - $3,750

Scarce and Excellent Smith & Wesson "Straight Line Target" Single Shot Pistol with Factory Metal Case

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: Straight Line Target
Type: Pistol
Gauge: 22 LR
Barrel: 10 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 258
Item Interest: Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 280
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured from 1925 to 1936. Patridge blade front and adjustable square notch rear sights, with the one-line address on the rib, "SMITH & WESSON" on the left side, and the caliber marking on the right. Fitted with smooth S&W medallion grips. Includes an original blue steel S&W case, two-piece cleaning rod, and screwdriver. Provenance: The Ernie Rice Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retaining 95% plus original blue finish with light handling marks. Grips are fine with about half the original varnish remaining, dings and scratches, and what appears to be wooden dowel repairs. Mechanically excellent. Case is very fine with limited storage and handling marks, some degradation of the liner, and oxidation of the insert tray.



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