Merz Antique Firearms ~ Catalog of Old Guns and Related Items
Smith & Wesson
MHG572 SMITH & WESSON NO. 1-1/2 FIRST ISSUE REVOLVER
Item # MHG572
These are also known as the old model 1-1/2. The first issue had the square shaped butt and are quite rare since they were only made for about 3 years. This one is very high cond with 70-75% overall blue remaining. Frame has some very nice shiny blue. The cylinder is mostly flaked and there is some flaking to the bbl especially on the left hand side. Clean smooth metal. The beautiful rosewood grips are near perfect. This gun is solid and tight in every respect. The hinge pin is extremely tight. The lock works great with no wiggle. This gun is excellent mechanically. Bore is extremely good. Nice rifling. Shiny with only a couple of light pits. You rarely see one of these in such nice cond.
Antique $ 2,175.
MHG553 SMITH & WESSON MODEL 1-1/2
Item # MHG553-23-878X
32 cal. 5-shot cylinder with 3-1/2" bbl. The gun has nearly all of a re-nickel finish remaining. Markings are very readable. The hinge catch is solid and also the hinge pin. The action does cycle. A pair of replacement grips that are not a perfect fit but in very nice shape. Good eye appeal gun.
Antique $ 375.
MHG561 SMITH & WESSON No. 2 ARMY REVOLVER
Item # MHG561
6" bbl. Cal 32 RF. Still some pretty good orig blue in protected areas. About 50%. Left side has more wear on bbl. Frame has some flaking on the right. The remaining blue is good looking. Cylinder has turned an aged medium brown color. Grips are VG cond. Action works and sounds good. Slightly loose at the hinge area. A decent old S & W.
Antique $ 1,275.
MHG495 S & W MODEL 1 SECOND ISSUE 22 CALIBER REVOLVER
Item # MHG495
Excellent walnut grips retain most varnish. Overall metal is excellent as well with about 95% silver finish remaining. The cylinder was blued and has turned mostly a plum/brown color. 59k serial range. All orig with an action that needs some attention. It is missing the trigger return spring. Sharp markings.
Antique $ 425.
SMITH & WESSON LADYSMITH 2nd MODEL
Item # MHG212-21-523
3 1/2" barrel, VG bore, 98%+ bright shiny nickel, excellent hardrubber grips.
Modern $ 1,650.
SMITH and WESSON #2 REVOLVER CALIBER 32 RF
Item # MHG413-18-437
Fine looking nickel plated gun with most nickel remaining. Very light pinprick pitting. A little nickel flaked on the cylinder. Exceptionally tight solid gun. beautiful grips. Good looking!
Antique $ 1,795 sale pending.