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SN 11699. Cal. 44 Russian. This is a standard Smith & Wesson #3 single action revolver with 8″ bbl, 2-pc walnut stocks and blued finish. Gun is marked on top of ribbed bbl flat “SMITH & WESSON SPRINGFIELD. MASS. U.S.A. PAT. JUL. 10. 60. JAN. 17, FEB. 17, JULY 11 65 & AUG. 24. 69. RUSSIAN MODEL”. PROVENANCE: Greg Martin Auction, Dec 8 2003, Lot 1318; The Estate Collection of Phil A. Bleakney, Jr. CONDITION: Gun is fine overall, retaining 60-70% orig bright blue finish on frame and bbl with strong traces of finish found on cylinder, especially on flutes and inside chambers. Right stock has internal SN that does not appear to match gun, though stamped marking is distorted between the 1XXX9. Stocks are sound and fit fairly well, however, with small gaps. Hammer retains strong traces of case colors. Trigger guard and backstrap are overall grey. Mechanically gun functions and has a crisp fine bore. There is a screw in butt in place of lanyard swivel stud. 49059-134 JS (3,000-5,000) – Lot 1332

Auction: Firearms - October 2015
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