.38 S&W

Smith & Wesson Safety Hammerless 3rd Model Double Action, chambered in .38 S&W.  This one is in nice condition and has just been high temperature Cerakoted in the flat Cerakote “Crushed Silver” color. Good working mechanical condition. Good shootable bore. (A gray bore with some pits, but distinct rifling.) Standard 3-1/4-inch barrel. Very nice original S&W checkered black gutta percha grips. Needs a replacement sideplate cap screw, but it is still fully functional. Pre-1899 production. These make practical concealed guns. They can be quickly reloaded with standard J-Frame speedloaders. (GKNY-568).

$975.00

Smith & Wesson Safety Hammerless 3rd Model Double Action, chambered in .38 S&W.  This one is in nice condition. Has 95%+ original factory nickel finish. Good working mechanical condition. Good shootable bore — shiny but with a few scattered pits.  Has distinct rifling. 3-1/4-inch barrel. Very nice original S&W checkered black gutta percha grips with crisp checking and no cracks. Pre-1899 production. These make practical concealed guns. They can be quickly reloaded with standard J-Frame speedloaders. (IAKF-942).

$1,025.00

A Merwin Hulbert chambered in .38 S&W. This is a 5-shot single-action revolver with spur trigger, scoop fluted cylinder, and round barrel. It has a 3.5” barrel. It retains 80%+ original nickel finish with just scratches and just a few small losses to the nickel. Some nickel losses and spotting on the backstrap. The patent date markings are crisp, so this does not appear to be have been re-nickeled. Has nice mechanical function with a fairly tight lockup. It has original “Dog’s Head” black gutta percha grips that are in very nice condition. Frame is marked Merwin Hulbert and the barrel is marked Hopkins & Allen — their sister company. This revolver’s low serial # (191X) would indicate early production, before 1885.  (CGUA-973)

$1,225.00 $1,150.00

Smith & Wesson Safety Hammerless 3rd Model Double Action, chambered in .38 S&W.  This one is in nice condition with the exception of a chip at the base of the right gutta percha grip panel. Has 80%+ original factory nickel finish. Good working mechanical condition. Good shootable bore with distinct rifling. 3.25-inch barrel. Pre-1899 production. These make practical concealed guns. They can be quickly reloaded with standard J-Frame speedloaders. (BURG-942).

$825.00

A scarce factory-engraved Merwin, Hulbert Medium Frame Double Action Pocket Model. This is a 5-shot double action model with a 3-1/2 inch barrel, chambered in .38 S&W caliber and manufactured in the 1880’s. As you can see from the photos, it has a nickel finish, folding hammer spur, and mother of pearl grips. The grips are in excellent condition with brilliant colors and no chips or cracksHas 50% original nickel finish, with the balance in a pleasant gray patina. The action works as new in double and single action, and it has considerable “cylinder suction”! The factory engraving is of the “punch dot ” style popular from the 1870s to 1900, and features an owl engraved on the left side. The bore is bright and shiny with sharp rifling and scattered light freckling. According to the Art Phelps book on Merwin, Hulbert guns, less than 2% of their revolvers were factory engraved.  This revolver came from a small town in Pennsylvania. Note that the cartridges and pistol stand pictured are not included. (ARYG-362)

$1,975.00

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