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Antique SW No. 2 Old Model Revolver

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Antique SW No. 2 Old Model Revolver
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Antique Smith & Wesson No. 2 Old Model Single Action Tip-Up Spurtrigger Revolver, #27244, .32 Long RF cal., 6'' top-hinged octagonal barrel with blade front and notched rear sights, marked with maker's name and address on full-length top rib, has spring-loaded release at bottom; round 6-shot cylinder has ''C2'' marked on front face (repeated on rear face of barrel lug), and ''Patented April 3, 1855, July 5, 1859 & Dec 18, 1860'' in tiny letters on circumference; 3-pin spurtrigger frame has integral gripstraps marked ''27244'' on flat butt and two-piece varnished rosewood grips. Mfg'd ca. 1861-74, originally with full blued finish. Condition is very good, the barrel and cylinder show a dark gunmetal tone with traces of blue and scattered erosion, the frame with approx. 25% original blue, especially on the sides. Grips are sound and smooth with approx. 25% varnish and highpoint wear. Sharp edges and clear markings; barrel hinge is secure; action is crisp; bore is bright with light frosting and distinct rifling. Est.: $700-$900. (Antique)(John Ackerman collection)