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Lot 1529: Smith & Wesson .455 Mark II Hand Ejector First Model Revolver

Documented Canadian Contract Smith & Wesson .455 Mark II Hand Ejector Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

Lot 1529: Smith & Wesson .455 Mark II Hand Ejector First Model Revolver

Documented Canadian Contract Smith & Wesson .455 Mark II Hand Ejector Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

Estimated Price: $2,750 - $4,250
Price Realized:

Documented Canadian Contract Smith & Wesson .455 Mark II Hand Ejector Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 455 Mark II H.Ejector
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 455 MKII
Barrel: 6 1/2 inch round
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 427
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 366
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

The included factory letter confirms the current configuration when the revolver was shipped on December 29, 1914 to Remington in New York, New York, who were the purchasing agents for the British government. Canadian "cross pennants" ahead of cylinder on frame, British proofs on the rear of frame, left grip panel numbered to another gun, and matching serial numbers on the butt, cylinder, and barrel.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 90% plus original blue finish with mild handling evidence, areas of minor spotting, some edge wear on the very fine grips, and sharp grip checkering. Mechanically excellent.



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