SOLD - Early Smith & Wesson New Model No. 3
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4/3/19 - The New Model No. 3 was an improved design of the original Model 3 and was introduced in 1878. The top of the barrel rib is marked with the two line address and patent dates "SMITH & WESSON SPRINGFIELD MASS. U.S.A. PAT'D JAN 17 & 24. 65. JULY 11. 65./AUG 24. 69. APR 20. 75 FEB 20. & DEC 18. 1877 REISSUE JULY 25. 1871." It has the six-shot fluted cylinder with automatic ejector, a pinned half moon front sight and the factory original wood grips with matching serial on right panel. Matching numbers on the butt, barrel latch, barrel and cylinder. Chambered for .44 Russian cartridge. Excellent bore and good mechanics. Original nickel finish shows some age and wear, mostly on the barrel and right side receiver. 6.5 inch barrel.
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