REVOLVER Smith & Wesson Russian Third Model - USA - 1874

4.800
19th century
Other style
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    REVOLVER Smith & Wesson Russian Third Model
    United States
    1874
    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.

    Ref: NFDJSTEGY4

    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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