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    Smith & Wesson Third Model 3 Russian Single Action Revolver. Serial no. 39490, .44 Russian caliber, 6 1/2-inch fluted barrel with standard front sight and top rib with American address and marked: Russian Model. Nickel-plated finish. Spring-loaded top-break cylinder cartridge ejection system. Left side of prawl marked: 1874 in rectangle. Case-hardened hammer and triggerguard with knuckle spur. Walnut grips. Lanyard ring. Revolvers of this model are known to have been used by lawman Pat Garrett and outlaw Charlie Pitts [see Standard Catalog of Smith & Wesson by Supica & Nahas, page 96].
    Condition: Excellent. Retaining approximately 85-90% finish with light wear overall. Flaking and fading to case-hardening mixed with grey patina. A few fine scratches on topstrap. Light tracking line on cylinder. Grips with light wear and minor marks. Action crisp.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    18th Sunday
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