REVOLVER Smith & Wesson Russian Third Model - USA - 1874

19th century
Other style
From: 93400, Saint-Ouen, France

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    REVOLVER Smith & Wesson Russian Third Model
    United States
    Steel, wood
    Total length: 29 cm - Barrel length: 16,5 cm - Cal.: 44 Russian
    (Remainder of blue: 20%)

    Single action revolver.
    Round barrel, rifled, marked on the top: "Смита и Вессона оружейная фабрика T Спрингфильдъ Америка".
    Six-chambered, hollowed-out barrel.
    Downward hinged frame with collective extractor at toggle, punched with two arrows.
    Carcass marked: "1874", finger rest.
    All the parts with the same number: "7719" and punches of control: "A".
    Two plates of stick out of wooden, with the number, ring of bélière.

    The model number 3 was initially not accepted by the American army, Smith & Wesson thus took the decision to propose this revolver to the Russian army in full reorganization.
    By convincing General Gorloff, military attaché to the United States, on May 1, 1871 a contract was signed for an order of 20 000 pieces.
    The particularity of this model is the use of a heavier bullet, a higher powder charge, the Cyrillic markings and the ring of strap to the handle.

    Very good working condition.

    Reference : 3106

    Text and photos © FCP CORIDON

    This weapon of collection is, according to the article L311-2 of the Code of the internal security, classified weapons of collection, category D. Its acquisition and possession are free. We remind you that their sale is forbidden to minors.


    Condition Good
    Style Other style (Fire arms of Other style Style)
    Period 19th century (Fire arms 19th century)
    Shipping Time Ready to ship in 2-3 Business Days
    Location 93400, Saint-Ouen, France
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