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Civil War period Smith & Wesson First Model, Second Issue .22 revolver - $425.00

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Civil War period Smith & Wesson first model, second issue 22 caliber tip-up revolver. Serial number 38279. Most of the original silver finish is present on the frame showing tarnish and some bubbling at the top of the frame from powder flash. Barrel and cylinder have an attractive medium patina with some minor pinprick pitting. Frame screw and hammer screw show damage from attempted removal. Wood grips are good, with a crack from the butt to the front grip strap on each side. Mechanically good, sold as a collector item only, not warranted safe to shoot.