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SN 1550. Cal. 38-44. 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 the caliber and showing shipment to Market & Co. New York City & Hamburg Germany on August 31st, 1891. British proof on bbl and cylinder. CONDITION: Very fine, bbl retains 85% bright blue with some spots that are blending to a plum patina, muzzle wear on both sides of the bbl extends about 1″ back. Bbl address is very sharp. Bore is fine with sharp rifling. Target sights retain 50% blue. Cylinder retains 80% blue finish blending to plum patina, slight drag mark. Frame retains 95% bright blue with a few mars and scratches, some pluming on the forestrap and backstrap. Trigger guard retains 50% case color, vivid in protected areas. Hammer retains 70% case color, vivid on right side, scratched on left. Grips are fine, sharp checkering and only a few miniscule handling marks. Mechanics are excellent. Very nice S&W NM #3 target. 49548-5 TEP C&R (3,000-5,000) – Lot 1329

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Auction: Firearms - October 2015
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