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SN 48165. Cal. 44 Russian, 6-1/2″ bbl, nickel finish, plain wood grips with lanyard ring on butt. “1874” stamped on butt above SN. “P” stamped in front of lanyard ring. “704” stamped on bbl, latch, and cyl. Russian model rolled on bbl rib. Total production of only 13,500 revolvers. PROVENANCE: Accompanying this revolver is a letter from Smith & Wesson Historial Roy Jinks showing manufacture of this revolver in 1876 and confirming the caliber as being .44S&W Russian. CONDITION: Very fine. Bbl shows almost all of nickel finish with only slight high point wear and a few scratches. Bore is bright with strong rifling. Cyl shows considerable lightly tarnished nickel with high point wear and a slight drag mark. Frame retains most of nickel finish with some marring and scratching commensurate with the age of revolver. Hammer and trigger guard retain vivid case colors in protected areas. Grips are fine with only small handling marks. Initials are carved into upper portion of each grip, “P” on left side and “E” on right side. A rare Smith & Wesson Commercial Russian model with English markings. 49583-9 TEP C&R (2,000-4,000) – Lot 1333

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Auction: Firearms - October 2015
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