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Lot 1632: Number "1" Smith & Wesson "The Twelve Revolvers" Set with Boxes

Documented Limited Edition Number "1" Smith & Wesson "The Twelve Revolvers" Double Action Revolver Set with Boxes

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

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Lot 1632: Number "1" Smith & Wesson "The Twelve Revolvers" Set with Boxes

Documented Limited Edition Number "1" Smith & Wesson "The Twelve Revolvers" Double Action Revolver Set with Boxes

Auction Date: December 10, 2022

Estimated Price: $10,000 - $16,000
Price Realized:

A) S&W Model 29-5 "Hostiles" Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 29-5
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44 Magnum
Barrel: 8 3/8 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 1760
Item Interest: Very Active
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 414
Class: Modern Handgun
Description:

Offered here is the complete set of "The Twelve Revolvers". This was a special edition consisting of one revolver for each month with special laser engraving on the sideplates which have a rendering of early Smith & Wesson advertisements. This set has the distinction of being set number "1 of 500" as well as being pictured in Standard Catalog of Smith & Wesson on page 338 as well as on pages 118 and 119 of "History of Smith & Wesson Firearms". Included with the revolver is the original S&W blue box, letters pertaining to the purchase of the revolvers, "The Twelve Revolvers" book, and the blueprint sideplates marked "0 of 500" for "Hostiles", "The Last Cartridge", "Through the Line", "The Attack", and "Hands Off".

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue finish with limited handling marks, a light cylinder drag line, and crisp grip checkering. Mechanically excellent. Box is very fine. Sideplates are fine overall. There is some discoloration and pitting on the two nickel plates, and oxidation on the three blued plates. This is a truly once in a lifetime chance to own the first set of "The Twelve Revolvers.



B) S&W Model 25-9 "The Horse Thief" Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 25-9
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 45 Colt
Barrel: 8 3/8 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: goncalo alves
Stock:
Item Views: 1760
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 414
Class: Modern Handgun
Description:

Standard markings and features of the edition. Includes original S&W blue box.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue finish with limited handling marks, a light cylinder drag line, and crisp grip checkering. Mechanically excellent. Box is very fine.



C) S&W Model 14-5 "Last Stand" Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 14-5
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 38 Special
Barrel: 8 3/8 inch solid rib
Finish: nickel
Grip: goncalo alves
Stock:
Item Views: 1760
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 414
Class: Modern Handgun
Description:

Standard markings and features of the edition. Includes original S&W blue box.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original nickel finish with limited handling marks, a light cylinder drag line, and crisp grip checkering. Box is very fine.



D) S&W Model 29-5 "The Attack" Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 29-5
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44 Magnum
Barrel: 7 1/2 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: goncalo alves
Stock:
Item Views: 1760
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 414
Class: Modern Handgun
Description:

Standard markings and features of the edition. Includes original S&W blue box.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue finish with some scratches on the front cylinder face and a light cylinder drag line. Mechanically excellent. Box is very fine with storage.



E) S&W Model 66-3 "Critical Moment" Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 66-3
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 357 magnum
Barrel: 6 inch solid rib
Finish: stainless
Grip: goncalo alves
Stock:
Item Views: 1760
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 414
Class: Modern Handgun
Description:

Standard markings and features of the edition. Includes original S&W blue box.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall with limited handling marks and a light cylinder drag line. Mechanically excellent. Box is very fine.



F) S&W Model 19-6 "Hands Off" Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 19-6
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 357 magnum
Barrel: 6 inch solid rib
Finish: nickel
Grip: goncalo alves
Stock:
Item Views: 1760
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 414
Class: Modern Handgun
Description:

Standard markings and features of the edition. Includes original S&W blue box.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original nickel finish with limited handling marks, a light cylinder drag line, and crisp grip checkering. Mechanically excellent. Box is very fine with limited storage and handling marks.



G) S&W Model 686-3 "With The Wolfhounds" Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 686-3
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 357 magnum
Barrel: 6 inch solid rib
Finish: stainless
Grip: goncalo alves
Stock:
Item Views: 1760
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 414
Class: Modern Handgun
Description:

Standard markings and features of the edition. Includes original S&W blue box.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall with limited handling marks, and a light cylinder drag line. Mechanically excellent. Box is very fine.



H) S&W Model 17-6 "The Revolver" Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 17-6
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 22 LR
Barrel: 6 inch solid rib
Finish: nickel
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 1760
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 414
Class: Modern Handgun
Description:

Standard markings and features of the edition. Includes original S&W blue box.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% original nickel finish with limited handling marks, a light cylinder drag line, and crisp grip checkering. Mechanically excellent. Box is very fine.



I) S&W Model 27-5 "Outnumbered" Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 27-5
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 357 magnum
Barrel: 6 1/2 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: walnut
Stock:
Item Views: 1760
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 414
Class: Modern Handgun
Description:

Standard markings and features of the edition. Includes original S&W blue box.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus blue finish with limited handling marks, a light cylinder drag line, and crisp grip checkering. Mechanically excellent. Box is very fine.



J) S&W Model 24-4 "Through The Line" Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 24-4
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44 S&W Spl
Barrel: 6 1/2 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: goncalo alves
Stock:
Item Views: 1760
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 414
Class: Modern Handgun
Description:

Standard markings and features of the edition. Includes original S&W blue box.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% plus original blue finish with limited handling marks, a light cylinder drag line, and crisp grip checkering. Mechanically excellent. Box is fine with oxidation on three of the lid corner brackets.



K) S&W Model 57-3 "Last Cartridge" Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 57-3
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 41 magnum
Barrel: 6 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: goncalo alves
Stock:
Item Views: 1760
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 414
Class: Modern Handgun
Description:

Standard markings and features of the edition. Includes original S&W blue box.

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall, retaining 99% original blue finish with a few minor handling marks, a light cylinder drag line, and crisp. Mechanically excellent. Box is very fine with storage and handling marks



L) S&W Model 629-2 "Mountain Lion" Revolver

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 629-2
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 44 Magnum
Barrel: 4 inch solid rib
Finish: stainless
Grip: goncalo alves
Stock:
Item Views: 1760
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 414
Class: Modern Handgun
Description:

Standard markings and features. Includes original S&W blue box. Provenance: The Supica Collection

Rating Definition:

Excellent overall with limited handling marks and a cylinder drag line. Mechanically excellent. Box is very fine.



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