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Accession Number:
1988.8.537
Makers
American, Smith & Wesson, Springfield, MA
Descriptions
hard, rounded, Cylinder, sights, trigger, rubber, butt, fluted, grips, round barrel, checkered, six-shot, open, barrel, target, walnut, plain
Names
revolver, single action, firearm
Date:
1887-1910
Dimensions:
L: 12 in, Barrel length: 6.5 in, H: 5.125 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Olin Corporation, Winchester Arms Collection
Gloss:
Approximately 4333 Smith & Wesson New Model No. 3 target revolvers were manufactured between 1887 and 1910. Of these, 2920 were .32-44 cal. and 1413 were .38-44 cal. This revolver was used in the W.R.A. Co.'s ballistic laboratory to test ammunition.
Remarks:
There is no written record for this object.
Model:
Smith & Wesson New Model No. 3 target revolver
Serial Number:
136

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