SECOND MODEL .44 H-E REVOLVER, 6 ½” BARREL, SCARCE NICKEL, C. 1921
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Category: Smith & Wesson Revolvers - Pre 45 - .44 Special Revolvers
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Company: William T. Goodman
Member Since: 10/16/15
First Name: William
Last Name: Goodman
Country: United States
Phone: (406) 587-3131
Number of Active Listings: 47
Total Number of Listings: 1245
Seller: FFL Dealer
Return Policy: 3 day inspection and return policy on used guns.
Payment Types Accepted: checks, cashiers/bank check, money order
PRE-WAR .44 SPECIAL SECOND MODEL HAND EJECTOR REVOLVER, 6 ½” BARREL, SCARCE NICKEL FINISH, MADE 1921. Only 15,510 of this model were made from 1915-1940 and I’m sure that low number reflects limited manufacture and demand during the Great Depression of the 1930s.The classic book STANDARD CATALOG OF SMITH & WESSON indicates that nickel finish in this model is worth "a premium." This one retains nearly all the original nickel finish with only some scattered freckling mainly on the edges of the grip straps and on the right side of the frame behind the cylinder (this is typical as this is the area that holster straps rub), still retains some light case color on the hammer and trigger, sharp bright bore with only a spot or two of light surface corrosion that might brush out, tight action, exc. markings, matching numbers, exc. diamond checkered walnut grips, unaltered front sight, lanyard ring intact, these big frame pre-war .44sd are becoming very difficult to locate and this is a particularly fine example in desirable nickel finish.
Manufacturer: SMITH & WESSON
Model: .44 HAND EJECTOR 2ND. MODEL
Serial Number: 17XXX
Caliber: .44 SPEC.
Barrels: 6 1/2"