Category Firearms & Military
Auction Currency USD
Start Price 500.00 USD
Estimated at 1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD
ANNIVERSARY DOUBLE ACTION REVOLVER WITH MATCHING FACTORY BOX, DISPLAY CASE, & BOOK. Cal. 45 Colt. S# SW2823. Bbl. 6 1/2". Model 25-3 double action revolver mfg. by Smith & Wesson to commemorate Smith & Wesson's 125th Anniversary. Left side of the bbl. is marked "45 CALIBER", with "SMITH & WESSON/ 125TH ANNIVERSARY" marked on the right. Right side of frame is marked "SMITH & WESSON/ 1852 . 1977" above the S&W trademark logo (which is flanked by 2 foliate motifs) and "125 YEARS" within a banner/ Frame, cyl., and bbl. exhibit blue finish, with the trigger grooved trigger and checkered hammer exhibiting a case color hardened finish. Frame is mounted with 2-piece S&W medallion smooth wood grips. Serrated blade front sight with adj. square notch rear sight. UNATTACHED ACCESSORIES: matching factory cardboard box containing a copy of "125 Years with Smith & Wesson" by Roy G. Jinks, an S&W revolver box, as well a commemorative display case featuring a blue velvet interior and containing the commemorative lid plaque, the key, as well as a commemorative coin. CONDITION: near new, with metal components retaining virtually all of their original factory finishes, exhibiting a thin layer of what appears to be factory grease overall. Mirror bore, exhibiting well defined rifling throughout. Grips are excellent overall. Display case is en suite. Box shows some mild exterior wear from handling and storage, but otherwise remains sturdy and serviceable. (24-2360/MLW). MODERN. $1,000-1,500.