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SN 2151. Cal. 38 Colt. 6-1/2″ bbl, blue finish. Checkered hard rubber grips. Target sights. SN’s match on bbl, cylinder and frame. Revolver is accompanied by a letter from S&W historian Roy Jinks, confirming bbl length, blue finish and checkered hard rubber grips. Caliber not listed. Shipment was on August 21st, 1893, to Ross & Butler, address unreadable. CONDITION: Very good, bbl retains 50% bright blue blending to a pleasing plum/brown patina, muzzle wear on both sides, high point wear along the rib, bbl address is sharp. Sights show 80% blue. Bore is excellent with sharp rifling. Cylinder retains 70% dulling blue with some staining, drag mark at end of cylinder, good chambers. Frame retains 60% blue blending to a pleasing brown patina on grip straps, high point wear behind hammer. Trigger guard retains 20% case color in protected areas. Hammer retains 50% case color with slight scratching. Grips are very good with high point wear and a few mars. Mechanics function perfectly. A very good example of a S&W #3 Target. 49548-7 TEP C&R (4,000-6,000) – Lot 1327

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Auction: Firearms - October 2015
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