Rare Australian ContractSmith & Wesson New Model 3 Single Action Revolver with Shoulder Stock and Holster.
Serial no. 12837, .44 caliber, 7-inch ribbed barrel with fixed front blade sight and frame notch rear sight. Nickel-plated finish. Broad Arrow [Australian proofmark]. Top break. Checkered hard rubber grip panels. Sold along with smooth walnut shoulder stock, numbered 12441, with Checkered hard rubber buttplate. Leather holster also included. Rare Australian Contract. Note: Only 250 delivered. See Flayderman's, 5G-130 & 131.
Condition: Fine. Retaining approximately 75-80% finish with noticeable wear and pitting. Scuffs and dings present to wood. Action good. Moderately pitted but strong bore. Some cracking and discoloring to leather.
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