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 LOT 1531
Scarce and Excellent Smith & Wesson “Straight Line Target” Single Shot Pistol with Factory Metal Case - Serial no. 1317, 22 LR cal., 10 inch solid rib bbl., blue finish, walnut grips. Manufactured from 1925 to 1936. The
pistol has a Patridge blade
front sight, an adjustable
square notch rear sight,
standard S&W markings,
barrel and both grip panels
numbered to the gun and nicely figured S&W smooth walnut grips. Includes an original blue steel S&W case and reproduction two-piece cleaning rod and screwdriver.
CONDITION: Excellent, retaining 97% original blue finish with the back strap fading to a brown. The grips are also excellent with a few minor handling marks and nearly all original varnish remaining. Mechanically excellent. The case is very fine with nearly all original blue finish remaining, a couple dings, minor handling/storage marks and some typical high spot wear on the lining. A highly attractive S&W Straight Line Target Pistol
with factory metal case. Estimate: 3,000 - 5,000
LOT 1532
Rare and Desirable Zero Serial Number “Club
Gun” Smith & Wesson .22/32 Hand Ejector Double Action Revolver - Serial no. 0183, 22 LR cal., 6 inch round bbl., blue finish, walnut grips. Smith & Wesson zero prefix serial numbered guns, such as this revolver, were referred to as “Club Guns” as many were shipped to clubs for shooting prizes and to notable shooters and S&W company personnel. The matching zero prefix serial number appears on the front strap, cylinder, and barrel. The extended S&W medallion checkered grips are unnumbered. This revolver model was introduced in 1911 and production ceased in 1941. CONDITION: Excellent, retaining 97% original blue finish with some scattered light spotting and a significant gouge on
the left side of the frame behind the recoil shield. 95%
original case colors remain on the hammer and trigger.
The grips are also excellent with a few minor handling
marks and crisp checkering overall.
Mechanically excellent.
Provenance: Dr. Gerald Klaz collection.
Estimate: 1,400 - 2,250
LOT 1533
Smith & Wesson .357 Magnum (Pre-Model 27)
Double Action Revolver with Factory Letter - Serial
no. S90496, 357 magnum cal., 3 1/2 inch solid rib bbl.,
blue finish, walnut grips. The accompanying factory
letter confirms the 3 1/2 inch barrel, ramp front sight,
blue finish and checkered walnut square butt grips. The
revolver was shipped on December 23, 1952 and delivered to Findlater Hardware Co., San Antonio, Texas. Matching serial numbers are on the
butt, right grip panel, cylinder and ejector shroud.
CONDITION: Excellent, retaining 98% original blue finish with a light cylinder drag line. 95% plus original case colors remain on the hammer and trigger. The grips are also excellent with crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent. Provenance: The Doug Ellison Collection.
Estimate: 1,800 - 2,750
LOT 1534
Excellent Rare
Nickel Plated
Smith & Wesson
.357 Magnum
(Pre-Model 27)
Double Action
Revolver with
Gold Box and
Factory Letter -
Serial no. S76719,
357 magnum cal.,
3 1/2 inch solid rib
bbl., nickel finish, walnut grips. The accompanying factory letter confirms the 3 1/2 inch barrel,
ramp front sight, rare and desirable nickel finish, and checkered walnut square butt grips. The revolver was shipped on June 23, 1950 and delivered to Budge Co., Miami, Florida. Matching serial numbers are on the butt, right grip panel, cylinder, and ejector shroud. Comes with an unnumbered correct .357 Magnum model gold box listing the nickel finish and 3 1/2 inch barrel, cleaning rod with two attachments, knurled screwdriver and “Helpful Hints” pamphlet.
CONDITION: Excellent, retaining 99% plus original nickel plating with a light cylinder drag line and limited handling marks. Nearly all original case colors remain on the hammer and trigger. The grips are also excellent with limited handling marks and crisp checkering. Mechanically excellent. The box is very fine
showing minimal wear.
Provenance: The David Carroll Collection; The Doug Ellison Collection.
Estimate: 3,000 - 4,500
LOT 1535
Smith & Wesson K-22
Outdoorsman Double
Action Revolver with
Box - Serial no. 636238, 22
LR cal., 6 inch round bbl.,
blue finish, walnut grips.
Manufactured from 1931
to 1940. Matching serial
number on the barrel,
cylinder, butt, and right
grip panel. Standard markings, Patridge blade front
sight, and adjustable rear sight. Includes the original box.
CONDITION: Excellent overall, retaining 98% plus original blue finish, minor handling evidence, light cylinder drag line, and sharp checkering on the grips. Nearly all original case colors remain on the hammer and trigger. The box is very fine with light storage type wear. Mechanically excellent.
Estimate: 1,800 - 2,750
LOT 1536
Smith & Wesson .32-20 Hand Ejector
Model 1905 3rd Change Double Action Revolver
with Holster and Factory Letter - Serial no. 56343, 32-20 WCF cal., 4 inch round bbl., nickel finish, pearl grips. The factory letter states the revolver was shipped on March 1, 1913 and delivered
to H&D Folsom Arms Co. of New York City. The letter does not list the revolver’s configuration. Fitted with plain pearl grips. Matching serial numbers on the butt, cylinder and barrel. With S.D. Myres floral tooled leather holster.
CONDITION: Excellent, retaining 95% plus original nickel
finish with loss on the front cylinder face, otherwise
minimal light flaking. 90% original case colors remain
on the hammer and trigger. The grips are also excellent
with very minimal handling marks and attractive fiery
colors. Holster is very fine. Mechanically excellent.
Provenance: The Doug Ellison Collection.
Estimate: 1,100 - 1,600
         Collector’s Fact
Smith & Wesson zero prefix serial numbered firearms are referred to as “Club Guns”, as many were shipped to clubs as shooting prizes and to Smith & Wesson company personnel.
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