Smith & Wesson .32 Double Action Fourth Model Revolver, ca. 1892, Smith & Wesson Co., Springfield, MA

Wood Museum of Springfield History

This gun was commissioned for the Columbian Exposition of 1893, held in Chicago. Usually Smith & Wesson used only factory engravers, but for these major expositions the company decided to ask renowned jewelers Tiffany & Co. of New York to decorate several guns. This gun is a double action revolver with a three-and- one-half-inch barrel. The engraving is solid silver overlay. The barrel and cylinder are etched in a raw steel finish. The trigger and trigger guard are blued. The grips are fluted wood.

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4.5 x 1.5 "
Gift of Smith & Wesson Company
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