Smith & Wesson Model 1 Third Issue with Rare 2 1/2" Barrel
Guns International #: 100644540 Seller's Inventory #: 199
Category: Smith & Wesson Revolvers - Antique - Smith & Wesson Revolvers
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There were over 131,000 of these made between 1868 and 1881 but very few were made with the short 2 1/2" barrel. As per factory letter this one went to MW Robinson in New York on August 4, 1875. The frame retains 90% of it's original nickel finish. The cylinder retains about 75% while the barrel retains about 90%, with most loss right in front of the cylinder. The grips retain nearly all of the original varnish with a tiny loss at the toe of the left grip. The bore is dark with light pitting and strong rifeling.