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Lot 459: Guiseppi Forte Signed Engraved Smith & Wesson Model 36 Revolver

Auction Date: August 26, 2022

Guiseppi Forte Signed Deep Relief Engraved Smith & Wesson Model 36 Double Action Revolver

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $2,250 - $3,500

Guiseppi Forte Signed Deep Relief Engraved Smith & Wesson Model 36 Double Action Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 36
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 38 Special
Barrel: 2 inch solid rib
Finish: grey
Grip: carved
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Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 354
Class: Modern Handgun
Description:

Manufactured in 1982 and subsequently engraved by Guiseppi Forte. Features blade front and frame notch rear sights. The barrel and frame display approximately 90% coverage masterfully executed deep relief oak leaf and acorn engraving on a matted background. The left side under the cylinder is signed "ENG. BY GUISEPPI FORTE". Fitted with a set of matching carved grips. Before his passing Forte worked as an award winning member of the Firearms Engravers Guild of America.

Rating Definition:

Exceptionally fine as engraved by Guiseppi Forte, retaining 98% plus professionally refinished grey finish with a ding on the top strap and otherwise light handling marks, a light cylinder drag line, and crisp engraving and carving. Mechanically excellent.



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