October 22-23, 2019 Extraordinary, Sporting & Collector Firearms
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Superb Smith & Wesson Model 2 Army in .32 rimfire with 6 inch octagon barrel, silver finish, and mother of pearl grips. Engraved in flowing scrolls and vines with bordered arrows on barrel flats and a patriotic world globe with American flag vignette on left side of frame. Engraved presentation on back strap, "O.F.WISNER CAPT, 22ND NYVG". Oscar F Wisner a 1843 Harvard Law Graduate, died in 1889, and was a published author late in life. Cased in ebony case with red crushed velvet lining. Cased with cleaning rod and empty cartridge box. CONDITION: Outstanding, uncleaned, and untouched condition. Bore is excellent with traces of minor corrosion at muzzle; most plated finish remains. Legends and engraving is crisp and excellent. Grips are outstanding with no chipping and a slight stain at heel. Action operates properly. Case is very fine with slight fading to interior. A wonderful identified Civil War Officers Smith & Wesson. The 22nd New York served in Virginia and Maryland and distinguished themselves at Antietam. TDW
Name
Value
Accessories
Case
Barrel Length
6"
Caliber/Bore
.32 RF
FFL Status
Antique
Manufacturer
S&W
Model
Model 2
Paperwork
Serial Number
17344
Bidding
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $5,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $6,930.00
Estimate: $10,000 - $12,500
Number Bids: 3
Auction closed on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.
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