Special Order S&W, Model 3 Russian Third Model or sometimes ref...
Item # 4153
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Started 2019-01-30 00:00:00
Ended 2019-03-02 03:18:24

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Special Order S&W, Model 3 Russian Third Model or sometimes referred to as the New Model Russian, Single Action, .44 Cal, S/N: 6XXX, MFG. 1878, Some 41,138 of this pistols were produced for the Russian Government, while another 5,000 were produced for the Turkish Government & 1,000 were sold to Japan. Another 13,500 were produced for domestic sales distribution. S&W then produced a special group of this model which were serial numbered within a separate serial number series from the previously mentioned. This serial numbered series ranged from 1 to 9000 & the barrel marking is without the words ''Russian Model'', and in its place carries the wording ''reissue July 25, 1871''. This example comes from this final special series. It comes with a factory letter indicating it was shipped on March 16, 1878 and was delivered to Charles N. Ayers, Detroit MI. it also states the records indicate it was shipped with a 6.5'' barrel, nickel finish & ivory grips, all of which are consistent with current configuration. Nickel finish remains at 70%, action appears tight, solid lockup, with all serial numbers matching. Antique No FFL Req. - Value: 3000 to 6000

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Special Order S&W, Model 3 Russian Third Model or sometimes ref...
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