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Smith & Wesson 5 Market Street Springfield Massachusetts 1856  


Patent Date Remarks
10,535 February 14, 1854 Improved in Fire-Arms
Patent drawing
Patent drawing 2nd page
Specification
Specification 2nd page
11,496 August 8, 1854 Improved in Cartridges
Patent drawing
Specification
14,147 January 22, 1856 Improved Primers for Cartridges of Fire-Arms
Patent drawing
Specification


Contract for
   


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Hi everybody,

Iíve been informed by Ron Curtis that he is writing a book on the 2nd model Smith & Wesson. His page is

Project page

He has created a survey form

Survey form

and is asking for any information available. It would be fine supporting this project.

Thanks
Rudi

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Product
The first company Smith & Wesson, Norwich, Connecticut was founded by Palmer, Smith and Wesson on June 20, 1854 . This first company already cessed all activities in July 1855. A new company the Volcanic Repeating Arms Company in which Oliver F. WInchester held a small part of the capital of $ 150'000 was founded by them. This new compayn moved to New Haven in 1856 and Smith and Wesson left.

The second foundation of Smith & Wesson tock place in the same year.

See Hunt, Jenning, Arrowsmith, Smith & Jenning, Palmer and Volcanic Repeating Arms Company ...


Lever Action Pistols

.30 often stated as .31 caliber loading ball, lever action pistol, Number 1, 4" half round half octagon barrel, about 700 produced, marked PATENTED FEBRUARY 14, 1854 and SMITH & WESSON, NORWICH, CT. and CAST STEEL

.30 cal. lever action pistol, left
same, right

.38 often stated as .41 caliber loading ball, lever action pistol, Number 2, 8" half round half octagon barrel, about 500 produced, marked PATENTED FEBRUARY 14, 1854 and SMITH & WESSON, NORWICH, CT. and CAST STEEL

.38 cal. lever action pistol, left
same, right

other .38 cal. left
same, right

Production of both modells is estimated at about 1200

Lever Action Rifle

.50 caliber (.528 caliber ?), experimental rifle produced before the Volcanic Repeating Arms Company was founded (1855), less than 10 had been build.

tip up revolvers



When S&W still hold the solely rights on the Rollin White patend for a bored through cylinder several other manufacturers proposed that type of revolvers. Among them were Daniel Moore, Jamew Warner, Allen & Wheelock (Smith and Wesson were former employees), Loren W. Pond, Lowell.

The cartridge pepperboxed made by Eliot, Rupertus and Sharps did not infringed the Rollin White patent. Other companies were to small or their product was not considered as a seirous competition.

Some of these guns were superior to the S&W products. Therefore, in fall 1862 Daniel B. Wesson bought some revolvers of his competitors and to had them expected by his patent attorneys in Washington. He than decided to persuade Allen & Wheelock for which Smith and Wesson worked several years and Prescott, he has known for a long timy too to stop producing of such guns. Which they did immetiately. Some days later he started infringement suits on Moore, Warner, Lowell and Pond.

These firms had own patent attorneys and why they had overseen the Rollin White patent could not have been clarified. Most probably they have only examinated the patents of Smith & Wesson in which the bored through cylinder was not claimed. Anyway, the Federal court in the District of Massachusetts judged them guilty, assessed damages and ordered to turn over all unsold revolvers to S&W. Alle revolvers they would manufacture in the future were to die-stamped "Manufactured For Smith & Wesson". Warner turned over 1513 revolvers, Pond 4486, Moore 3376 and Lowell 8682. The turnover of Lowell lasted until 1875.

Model Number 1

Model 1 1st issue


.22 r.f. caliber, 7 shot revolver, single action, tip up frame, barrel 3 3/16", manufactured from November 1857 to 1860, serial number 1 - 11671
patented
April 3, 1855,
July 5, 1859,
December 18, 1860,
1st Type, serial number 1 - 212, barrel latch from the bottom front of the frame
2nd Type, serial number 213 - 1130, recoil plate was changed and made part of the frame
3rd Type, serial number 1131 - 3000, with changing barrel catch
Model 1 3rd issue left side
4th Type, serial number 3000 - 4200, diameter of the recoil plate is reduced
5th Type, serial number 4200 - 5500, barrel rifling changef from three left-hand grooves to 5 right-hand groves
6th Type, serial number 5500 - 11671, eliminate the rotating plate
Model 1 1st issue left side
Model 1 1st issue right side

Production
Year number
1857 1 - ?
1858 ? - ?
1859 ? - ?
1860 ? - 11671


Model 1 2nd issue


.22 r.f. caliber, 7 shot revolver, single action, tip up frame, barrel 3 3/16", manufactured from November 1860 to 1868, serial number 11672 - 126361, production was 114689 firearms
No 57367, left same, right

Production
Year number
1860 11.672 - 16.600
1861 16.601 - 22.480
1862 22.481 - 27889
1863 27.890 - 40352
1864 40.353 - 59.212
1865 59.213 - 83.170
1866 83.171 - 106.316
1867 106.317 - 120.373
1868 120.374 - 126.361

Model 1 3rd issue


.22 r.f. caliber, 7 shot revolver, single action, tip up frame, barrel 3 3/16", manufactured from November 1868 to 1881, serial number 1 - 131163
No. 67137, left same, right

Production
Year number
1868 1 - 392
1869 393 - 10.000
1870 10.000 - 20.000
1871 20.000 - ?
1872 ? - ?
1873 ? - ?
1874 ? - ? (years production was 5358)
1875 ? - ?
1876 ? - ?
1877 ? - ?
1878 ? - ?
1879 ? - ?
1880 ? - ?
1881 ? - ?


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tip up revolvers
Model Number 1 1/2

Model 1 1/2 1st issue


.32 long r.f. caliber, 5 shot revolver, single action, spur trigger, tip up frame,
3 1/2" barrel, non-fluted cylinder,
serial number 1 - 26.300, manufactured from 1865 to 1868
marked:
Smith & Wesson Springfield Mass. Pat'd Apr. 3rd, 1855 and July 5th, 1859.
After serial no. 15.304 nov 21, 1865 was added.
1st issue left side 1st issue right side

Production
Year number
1865 1 - 9557 and over (not confirmed)
1866 ? - ? (Ive been informed that Roy G. Jinks, Historian of Smith & Wesson confirmed that gun number 8298 was made in 1866
1867 ? - ?
1868 ? - 26.300


Model 1 1/2 Transistion Model


.32 long r.f. caliber, 5 shot revolver, single action, spur trigger, tip up frame,
3 1/2" barrel, unfluted cylinder, octagonal barrel, bird's head grip
serial number 26.300 - 28.800, about 1.300 manufactured in 1869 within the range
of serial number of the 2nd issue.

Model 1 1/2 2nd issue


.32 long r.f. caliber, 5 shot revolver, single action, spur trigger, tip up frame,
3 1/2" barrel, bird's head grip, fluted cylinder,
serial number 26.301 - 127.100, manufactured from 1868 - 1875

The gun number 110286 was presented by Wild Bill HIckok to his wife Agnes Lake Thatcher when maried. Agnes sent this gun to Calamity Jane when Bill died in 1876.

1 1/2 Model 2nd issue, left side
1 1/2 Model 2nd issue, right side
No 78957, 1 1/2 Model 2nd issue, left side
same, right side

Production
Year number
1868 26.301 - ?
1869 ? - ?
1870 ? - somewhere at 48000
1871 ? - about 61000
1872 ? - ?
1873 ? - ?
1874 ? - ?
1875 ? - 127.100


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tip up revolvers
Model Number 2

Model 2


.32 long r.f. caliber, 6 shot revolver, single action, spur trigger, tip up frame, non flutet cylinder, 5" of 6" barrel
marked:
Patented April3, 1855, July 5, 1859 & Dec 18, 1860
serial number 1 - 77.185, manufactured from 1861 - 1874

No Ordnance Department purchase took place. This model were mainly furchased by individuals as personal sidearm during the Civil War.

Captain William H. Robbins had revolver no. 8212
Captain Gerald Reynold hat revolver no. 18552
Rutherford B. Hayes (later President of the USA) had revolver no. 22592

See also Ben Kittredge & Co. In 1862 and 1863 they sold S&W Model Number 2 to the State of Kentucky.

Number 18834 with 6" barrel - Civil War serial number range, left side
same, right side
other gun is in the Civil War serial number range, left side
same, right side
left side
right side
same with ring on grip left side
same with ring on grip right side
5" barrel, left side

Production
Year number
1861 1 - 2122
1862 2123 - 10511
1863 10512 - 15859
1864 15860 - 29359
1865 29360 - 48475
1866 48476 - 50159
1867 50160 - 54227
1868 54228 - 62921
1869 62922 - 67505
1870 57506 - 77020
1871 77021 - 77151
1872 77152- 77155
1873 ? - ?
1874 ? - 77.185


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.41 Smith & Wesson Rimfire
Model Number 3 Pocket Pistol

Model 3


.41 r.f. caliber, 4 shot single action revolver, bird's head grip, based on the model 1 1/2 but larger scale.
serial number 1 - 50 all manufactured in 1867, based on the Model 1 1/2

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top break revolvers
Model Number 1 1/2


model 1 1/2, .32 S&W center fire caliber, single action


.32 S&W center fire caliber, 5 shot single action revolver, spur trigger, bird's head grip, hard rubber, 3", 3 1/2", 6", 8" and 10" barrel
serial number 1 - 97574 manufactured from 1878 - 1892
barrel with patent dates:
Jan 17 and 24, 1865,
July 11, 1865,
Aug 24, 1869,
Feb 20, 1877; reissue July 25, 1871

and near the top latch, April 20, 75 right and Dec. 18. 1877 left

serial number 1 - 15.000, grips plain checkering with no logo
serial number 15.000 - 29.000, grips checkered with block letter logo
serial number 29.000 - 97.574, grip with fancy intertwined logo
left side right side
Number 32028, left side same right side

Production
Year number
1878 1 - ?
1879 ? - ?
1880 ? - ?
1881 ? - 50.725
1882 ? - ?
1883 ? - ?
1884 ? - ?
1885 ? - ?
1886 ? - ?
1887 ? - ?
1888 ? - ?
1889 ? - ?
1890 ? - ?
1891 ? - ?
1892 ? - 97.574


model 1 1/2, .32 S&W center fire caliber, double action


.32 S&W center fire caliber, 5 shot double action revolver, trigger guard, fluted cylinder, bird's head grip

1st Issue


straight cut sideplate, serial number 1 - 30, manufactured in 1880

2nd Issue


smaler curved sideplate, serial number 31 - 22.172, manufactured from 1880 - 1882
.32 caliber Model 1 1/2 2nd issue left side same, right side

better one, left side same, right side

Production
Year number
1880 31 - ?
1881 ? - ?
1882 ? - 22.172


3rd Issue


no cylinder groves, serial number 22.173 - 43.405, manufactured 1882 - 1883

Production
Year number
1882 22.173 - ?
1883 ? - 43.405


4th Issue


round rear triggerguard replaced the reverse curved triggerguard, serial number 43.406 - 239.600, manufactured 1883 - 1909

.32 Short, left side same, left side openload same, right side same, right side again

Production
Year number
1883 43.406 - ?
1884 ? - ?
1885 ? - ?
1886 ? - ?
1887 ? - ?
1888 ? - ?
1889 ? - ?
1890 ? - ?
1891 ? - ?
1892 ? - ?
1893 ? - ?
1894 ? - ?
1895 ? - ?
1896 ? - ?
1897 ? - ?
1898 ? - ?
1899 ? - ?
1900 ? - ?
1901 ? - ?
1902 ? - ?
1903 ? - ?
1904 ? - ?
1805 ? - ?
1906 ? - ?
1907 ? - ?
1908 ? - ?
1909 ? - 239.600


5th Issue


front sight is integral with the barrel, serial number 283.000 - 327.641, manufactured 1909 - 1919 (only mentioned as this is model started in the 19th century)

model 1 1/2, .32 S&W center fire caliber, double action, safety hammerless


.32 S&W center fire caliber, 5 shot revolver, fluted cylinder

1st Issue


with push-down barrel latch, serial number 1 - 91.417, manufactured 1882 - 1902
.32, right side

Production
Year number
1882 1 - ?
1884 ? - ?
1885 ? - ?
1886 ? - ?
1887 ? - ?
1888 ? - ?
1889 ? - ?
1890 ? - ?
1891 ? - ?
1892 ? - ?
1893 ? - ?
1894 ? - ?
1895 ? - ?
1896 ? - ?
1897 ? - ?
1898 ? - ?
1899 ? - ?
1900 ? - ?
1901 ? - ?
1902 ? - 91.417


2nd Issue


T-shape barrel latch, serial number 91.418 - 170.000, manufactured 1902 - 1909 (only mentioned as this is model started in the 19th century)

3rd Issue


no patent dates, serial number 170.000 - 242.981, manufactured 1909 - 1937 (only mentioned as this is model started in the 19th century)

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top break revolvers
Model Number 2
single action


Model 1 .38 S&W center fire caliber, single action


1st Issue


.38 S&W center fire caliber, 5 shot single action revolver, spur trigger, fluted cylinder, 3 1/4" or 4" round barrel, also named "Baby Russian", serial number 1 - 25548, manufactured from 1876 - 1877
Baby Russian left side
Baby Russia right side
other Baby Russian left side
other Baby Russia right side

Production
Year number
1876 1 - ?
1877 ? - 25.548


2nd Issue


as above but with 6%, 8" or 10" barrel, serial number 1 - 108255, manufactured from 1877 - 1901
2nd issue, left side same, right side

2nd issue, 5" barrel, left side same, right side

S&W-2-38cal-5inch-sa-spur-trigger
Production
Year number
1877 1 - ?
1878 about 15.000
1879 ? - ?
1880 ? - ?
1881 ? - ?
1882 ? - ?
1883 ? - ?
1884 ? - ?
1885 ? - ?
1886 ? - ?
1887 ? - ?
1888 ? - ?
1889 ? - ?
1890 ? - ?
1891 ? - 108.255


3rd Issue


as above but with triggerguard, serial number 1 - 28107, manufactured from 1891 - 1911
Production
Year number
1891 1 - ?
1892 ? - ?
1893 ? - ?
1894 ? - ?
1895 ? - ?
1896 ? - ?
1897 ? - ?
1898 ? - ?
1899 ? - ?
1900 ? - ?
1901 ? - ?
1902 ? - ?
1903 ? - ?
1904 ? - ?
1905 ? - ?
1906 ? - ?
1907 ? - ?
1908 ? - ?
1909 ? - ?
1910 ? - ?
1911 ? - 28.107


Mexican Model


as above, barrel marked Model of 1891, within the serial number of the 3rd Issue, about 2.000 revolvers were manufactured from 1891 - 1911
Model no 2 left side
Model no 2 right side

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top break revolvers
Model Number 2
.38 double action


.38 S&W center fire caliber, 5 shot double action revolver, fluted cylinder

1st Issue


straight-cut sideplate edges, two sets of cylinder stops, recurve triggerguard, serial number 1 - 4000, manufactured in 1880

1st issue, left side
1st issue, right side

2nd Issue


curved sideplate edges, two sets of cylinder stops, recurve triggerguard, serial number 4001 - 119000, manufactured from 1880 - 1884

Production
Year number
1880 4.001 - ?
1881 ? - ?
1882 ? - ?
1883 ? - ?
1884 ? - 119.000


3rd Issue


one set of cylinder stops, recurve triggerguard, serial number 119001 - 322700, manufactured from 1884 - 1895

3rd issue, left side
3rd issue, right side

Production
Year number
1884 119.001 - ?
1885 ? - ?
1886 ? - ?
1887 ? - ?
1888 ? - ?
1889 ? - ?
1890 ? - ?
1891 ? - ?
1892 ? - ?
1893 ? - ?
1894 ? - ?
1895 ? - 322.700


4th Issue


as above, serial number 322701 - 539000, manufactured from 1895 - 1909

No.414007, Model no 4, 6" barrel, left side
No.414007, Model no 4, right side
same, ready to load

No.523939, Model no 4, 5" barrel, left side same, right side

Production
Year number
1895 322.701 - ?
1896 ? - ?
1897 ? - ?
1898 ? - ?
1899 ? - ?
1900 ? - ?
1901 ? - ?
1902 ? - ?
1903 ? - ?
1904 ? - ?
1905 ? - ?
1906 ? - ?
1907 ? - ?
1908 ? - ?
1909 ? - 539.900


5th Issue


as above, serial number 539001 - 554077, manufactured from 1909 - 1911

Perfected Model


as above, topstrap release and a side thumb release, serial number 1 - 59400, manufactured fom 1909 - 1920

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top break revolvers
Model Number 2
Safety Hammerless Revolver
also called Lemon Squeezer


Model 1 .38 S&W center fire caliber, Safety Hammerless Revolver


1st Issue


.38 S&W center fire caliber, 5 shot double action revolver, 3 1/2", 4", 5" and some rare 6" barrel, z-bar latch must be pushed sideway to open the revolver, serial number 1 - 5250, manufactured about 1887
marked on barrel:
SMITH & WESSON SPRINGFIELD MADE U.S.A.
PAT'D OCT2, 1883 AUG4, 1885, APRIL9. 1889
Savety Hammerless left side Savety Hammerless right side

2nd Issue


as above, latch pushed down to open the revolver, serial number 5251 - 42483, manufactured from 1887 - 1890

Production
Year number
1887 5.251 - ?
1888 ? - ?
1889 ? - ?
1890 ? - 42.483


3rd Issue


as above, serial number 42484 - 116002, manufactured from 1890 - 1898
3rd issue left side

Production
Year number
1890 42.484 - ?
1891 ? - ?
1892 ? - ?
1893 ? - ?
1894 ? - ?
1895 ? - ?
1896 ? - ?
1897 ? - ?
1898 ? - 116.002


4th Issue


as above, T-shaped barrel latch lifts to open the revolver, serial number 116003 - 220000, manufactured from 1898 - 1907
marked on barrel:
SMITH & WESSON SPRINGFIELD MADE U.S.A.
PAT'D OCT2, 1883 AUG4, 1885, APRIL9. 1889
.38 S&W CTG on left barrel side
The difference is that the standard t-bar type barrel latch, as utilized on almost all of the top break revolvers were utilized.

Production
Year number
1898 116.003 - ?
1899 ? - ?
1900 ? - ?
1901 ? - ?
1902 ? - ?
1903 ? - ?
1904 ? - ?
1905 ? - ?
1906 ? - ?
1907 ? - 220.000


Thanks Bob for these pictures
Model 4, serial number 167159, pearl girps, left side
same, right side
same, pearl girps, left side
same, pearl girps, right side
same, S&W mark. at the right side
same, caliber mark on left side of the barrel
same, mark on barrel

5th Issue


as above, forged front sight integral to barrel, serial number 220000 - 261493, manufactured from 1907 - 1940

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top break revolvers
Model Number 3
.44 caliber Models


Model 3 American


1st Issue


.44 rimfire Henry caliber or 44. S&W center fire (American), 6 shot single action revolver, square butt frame, no knuckle on backstrap, latch mounted on barrel, long ejector, 8 " barrel, serial number 1 - 8000, manufactured from 1870 - 1874

Production
Year number
1870 1 - ?
1871 ? - ?
1872 ? - ?
1873 ? - ?
1874 ? - 8.000


2nd Issue


.44 rimfire Henry caliber or 44. S&W center fire (American), 6 shot single action revolver, square butt frame, no knuckle on backstrap, latch mounted on frame top of hammer, serial number 8001 - 32800, manufactured from 1872 - 1874
American 2nd issue left side same, right side
American 2nd issue, short barrel, left side same, right side

Production
Year number
1872 8.001 - ?
1873 ? - ?
1874 ? - 32.800


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Model 3 Russian


1st Issue


.44 S&W Russian caliber, 6 shot single action revolver, walnut grips, S&W Russian caliber, 6 shot single action revolver, commercial guns were made in the serial number 6000 - 32800 (American 1st and 2nd issue), russian contract guns have serial numbers 1 - 20000 (60638 guns were manufactured under the 3 russian contracts)
1st issue left side 1st issue right side

other one, left side and the right side

2nd Issue


.44 S&W Russian caliber, 6 shot single action revolver, spurred triggerguard, humpback gripstrap, commercial guns were made in the serial number 32800 - 39000, but others commercial guns were made in the serial number range 1 - 9000 (Turkish and Japanese contracts), russian contract guns have serial numbers 1 - ? ( 60638 guns were manufactured under the 3 russian contracts), manufactured from 1873 - 1878
Russian 7" barrel left side Russian 7" barrel right side
Russian left side Russian right side
Japan Navy right side

Production
Year number
1873 1 - ?
1874 ? - ?
1875 ? - ?
1876 ? - ?
1877 ? - ?
1878 ? - ?


3rd Issue


.44 rimfire Henry caliber or 44. S&W center fire (American), 6 shot single action revolver, 6 1/2" barrel, front sight forged as part of the barrel, commercial guns were made in the serial number 39000 - 53500 (American and Russian models) overall production of the 3 Russian models were 13.500, russian contract guns have serial numbers 1 - ? (60638 guns were manufactured under the 3 russian contracts), manufactured from 1874 - 1878
Russian left side Russian right side

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Model 3 Schofield


1st Issue


.45 S&W caliber, 6 shot single action revolver, serial number 1 - 3035, manufacturen in 1875
left

other, left other.right

2nd Issue


.45 S&W caliber, 6 shot single action revolver, 7" barrel, serial number 3036 - 8969, manufacturen from 1876 - 1877
left right

Production
Year number
1876 3036 - ?
1877 ? - 8.969


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New Model Number 3


.44 S&W Russian caliber, 6 shot fluted cylinder, 6 1/2" barrel was standard, hard rubber or walnut grip, serial number 1 - 35796, manufactured vrom 1878 to 1912

Production
Year number
1878 1 - ?
1879 ? - ?
1880 ? - ?
1881 ? - ?
1882 ? - ?
1883 ? - ?
1884 ? - ?
1885 ? - ?
1886 ? - ?
1887 ? - ?
1888 ? - ?
1889 ? - ?
1890 ? - ?
1891 ? - ?
1892 ? - ?
1893 ? - ?
1894 ? - ?
1895 ? - ?
1896 ? - ?
1897 ? - ?
1898 ? - ?
1899 ? - ?
1900 ? - ?
1900 ? - ?
1901 ? - ?
1902 ? - ?
1903 ? - ?
1904 ? - ?
1905 ? - ?
1906 ? - ?
1907 ? - ?
1908 ? - ?
1909 ? - ?
1910 ? - ?
1911 ? - ?
1912 ? - 35.796


also chambered in .32 S&W, .32-44 S&W, .320 S&W Revolving Rifle, .38 S&W, .38 Colt, .38-40, .38-44 S&W, .41 S&W, .44 Rimfire Henry, .44 S&W American, .44-40, .45 S&W Schofield, .450 Revolver, .45 Webley, .455 Mark I, .455 Mark II. All these calibers ar rares.
barrel lenght was from 3 1/2" to 8"


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New Model Number 3 Target Model


.32-44 S&W Target or .38-44 Target caliber, 6 shot single action revolver, 6 1/2" barrel, black hard rubber or checkered walnut grips, blue or nickel finish, adjustable Target Sights, serial number 1 - 4333, manufactured from 1887 - 1910
.32-44 caliber Target left side .32-44 caliber Target right side

Production
Year number
1887 1 - ?
1888 ? - ?
1889 ? - ?
1890 ? - ?
1891 ? - ?
1892 ? - ?
1893 ? - ?
1894 ? - ?
1895 ? - ?
1896 ? - ?
1897 ? - ?
1898 ? - ?
1899 ? - ?
1900 ? - ?
1900 ? - ?
1901 ? - ?
1902 ? - ?
1903 ? - ?
1904 ? - ?
1905 ? - ?
1906 ? - ?
1907 ? - ?
1908 ? - ?
1909 ? - ?
1910 ? - 4.333


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New Model Number 3 Turkish


.44 Rimfire Henry caliber, 6 shot fluted cylinder, 6 1/2 " barrel, top breake, serial number 1 - 5461, manufactured from 1879 - 1883

Production
Year number
1879 1 - ?
1880 ? - ?
1881 ? - ?
1882 ? - ?
1883 ? - ?


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New Model Number 3 Frontier


.44-40 Winchester caliber, 6 shot fluted cylinder, 4", 5" or 6 1/2" barrel, top breake, serial number 1 - 2072, manufactured 1885 - 1908

Production
Year number
1885 1 - ?
1886 ? - ?
1887 ? - ?
1888 ? - ?
1889 ? - ?
1890 ? - ?
1891 ? - ?
1892 ? - ?
1893 ? - ?
1894 ? - ?
1895 ? - ?
1896 ? - ?
1897 ? - ?
1898 ? - ?
1899 ? - ?
1900 ? - ?
1900 ? - ?
1901 ? - ?
1902 ? - ?
1903 ? - ?
1904 ? - ?
1905 ? - ?
1906 ? - ?
1907 ? - ?
1908 ? - 2.072


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.44 Double Action


.44 DA 1st model


also known as New Model Navy Number 3
.44 S&W Russian caliber, 6 shot fluted cylinder, 4" to 6 1/2" barrel, top breake, red or black rubber grips, serial number 1 - 54668, manufactured 1881 - 1913
.44 S&W Russian caliber left side .44 S&W Russian caliber right side

Production
Year number
1881 1 - ?
1882 ? - ?
1883 ? - ?
1884 ? - ?
1885 ? - ?
1886 ? - ?
1887 ? - ?
1888 ? - ?
1889 ? - ?
1890 ? - ?
1891 ? - ?
1892 ? - ?
1893 ? - ?
1894 ? - ?
1895 ? - ?
1896 ? - ?
1897 ? - ?
1898 ? - ?
1899 ? - ?
1900 ? - ?
1900 ? - ?
1901 ? - ?
1902 ? - ?
1903 ? - ?
1904 ? - ?
1905 ? - ?
1906 ? - ?
1907 ? - ?
1908 ? - ?
1909 ? - ?
1910 ? - ?
1911 ? - ?
1912 ? - ?
1913 ? - 54.668


.44 DA Wesson Favorite


.44 S&W Russian caliber, 6 shot fluted cylinder, 5" barrel, serial number 8900 - 10100, in the same range as the 1st model, manufactured 1882 - 1883

Production
Year number
1882 8.900 - ?
1883 ? - 10.100


.44 DA Frontier


.44-40 Winchester caliber, 6 shot fluted cylinder, 4" to 6 1/2" barrel, top breake, serial number 1 - 15340, manufactured 1886 - 1913

Production
Year number
1886 1 - ?
1887 ? - ?
1888 ? - ?
1889 ? - ?
1890 ? - ?
1891 ? - ?
1892 ? - ?
1893 ? - ?
1894 ? - ?
1895 ? - ?
1896 ? - ?
1897 ? - ?
1898 ? - ?
1899 ? - ?
1900 ? - ?
1900 ? - ?
1901 ? - ?
1902 ? - ?
1903 ? - ?
1904 ? - ?
1905 ? - ?
1906 ? - ?
1907 ? - ?
1908 ? - ?
1909 ? - ?
1910 ? - ?
1911 ? - ?
1912 ? - ?
1913 ? - 15.340


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single shot pistol


1st model


also known as model of 1891 or single shot model of 1891
.22 rl caliber, .32 S&W or .38 S&W, single shot pistol, 6" to 10" barrel, top breake, black rubber grips, serial number 1 - 28107 in the same range as the .38 Single Action 3rd Model, manufactured from 1893 - 1905, production was 862 pistols in .22 lr. caliber, 229 pistols in .32 S&W caliber and 160 pistols in .38 S&W caliber

Production
Year number
1893 1 - ?
1894 ? - ?
1895 ? - ?
1896 ? - ?
1897 ? - ?
1898 ? - ?
1899 ? - ?
1900 ? - ?
1900 ? - ?
1901 ? - ?
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1903 ? - ?
1904 ? - ?
1905 ? - 389


The 2nd, 3rd and 4th model has been manufactured after 1900 and therefore will not been discribed

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.32 hand ejector 1st model


1st model or model 1896


.32 S&W long caliber, 6 shot double action revolver, swing out cylinder, serial number 1 - 19712 manufactured 1896 - 1903

Production
Year number
1896 1 - ?
1897 ? - ?
1898 ? - ?
1899 ? - ?
1900 ? - ?
1900 ? - ?
1901 ? - ?
1902 ? - ?
1903 ? - 19.712


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.38 Military and Police model


1st model also called Model 1899 Army-Navy Revolver


.38 S&W Special or .38 Long Colt, 6 shot fluted cylinder, double action revolver, serial number 1 - 20975, manufactured 1899 - 1902
Model 1899 Army-Navy right side

Production
Year number
1899 1 - ?
1900 ? - ?
1900 ? - ?
1901 ? - ?
1902 ? - 20.975


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