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Title Smith & Wesson .38 SingleAction Third Model Revolver
Object ID CVHM-97.244
Description This revolver was decorated by Tiffany and Co. for the display at the Colombian Exposition of 1893 in Chicago. It is decorated in an art nouveau style and features repoussé and pierced silver work with a solid silver butt. The barrel and cylinder are acid etched rather than engraved. The four-inch barrel and the cylinder are decoratively etched and the frame is overlayed in silver. The hammer and trigger guard are case hardened.
Artist Smith & Wesson Company, Springfield MA
Date ca. 1892
Dimensions H-5 L-9.75 D-1.5 inches
Credit line Gift of Smith & Wesson Company
On Exhibit Yes, Lyman and Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History