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Lot 487: Smith & Wesson .38 Safety Hammerless Bicycle Revolver

Rare, Outstanding Smith & Wesson .38 Safety Hammerless 5th Model Double Action Bicycle Revolver with Pearl Grips

Auction Date: December 9, 2022

Lot 487: Smith & Wesson .38 Safety Hammerless Bicycle Revolver

Rare, Outstanding Smith & Wesson .38 Safety Hammerless 5th Model Double Action Bicycle Revolver with Pearl Grips

Auction Date: December 9, 2022

Estimated Price: $2,500 - $4,000
Price Realized:

Rare, Outstanding Smith & Wesson .38 Safety Hammerless 5th Model Double Action Bicycle Revolver with Pearl Grips

Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Model: 38 Safety Hammerless
Type: Revolver
Gauge: 38 S&W
Barrel: 2 inch solid rib
Finish: blue
Grip: pearl
Stock:
Item Views: 921
Item Interest: Average
Serial Number:
Catalog Page: 309
Class: Curio & Relic Handgun
Description:

Manufactured circa 1907 to 1940 with this example equipped with the rare and desirable factory original special order 2 inch barrel. The barrel is marked "SMITH & WESSON" on the left side, and the caliber marking is stamped on the right side. The frame has the S&W trademark along with "MADE IN U.S.A." on the right side. Matching serial number on the butt, cylinder, barrel latch, and barrel. The revolver wears a set of S&W medallion pearl grips.

Rating Definition:

Excellent, retaining 98% plus bright original high polish blue finish with light cylinder drag lines. 97% original case colors remain on the trigger. The grips are also excellent with highly attractive fiery colors. Mechanically excellent.



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