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Harrington & Richardson Arms Co. “AUTOMATIC” Third Model 5 Shot .38 S&W cal. Nickel Plated
This Harrington & Richardson Nickel Plated is a Third Model, Third Variation, designed for smokeless powder use, made between 1913 & 1915. It is marked H&R “AUTOMATIC” and is caliber .38 S$W. It is a top break double action design, 5 shot cylinder with a 4” barrel. It retains about 90% of its original Nickel finish with some light surface corrosion spots and one small spot where the plating is pitted on the left side of the barrel. The bore is shinny with crisp rifling and some minor corrosion spots & the cylinder chambers are in good condition with some minor corrosion spots. Someone ground down the firing pin to make it non-functioning. We replaced the firing pin so it is now fully functional. The action locks up in single action mode and functions in double action mode. The auto ejector works fine. The Target logo grip panels are in very nice condition (see photos). The serial numbers all match. This gun came from a museum in Tombstone AZ but there is no history with it. It is really a nice example of the H&R Third Model Auto Ejecting revolver. We rate it as NRA Antique Fine.
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You are bidding on a Harrington & Richardson Arms Co. Auto Ejecting Third Model 5 Shot .38 S&W cal. with a 4” barrel, in NRA Fine condition. We will ship only to a licensed FFL or C&R Dealer (no C&R on any Hand gun in CA, must be an FFL Dealer). Buyer pays shipping which includes carrier fees, packaging & insurance. Payment can be Money Order, Cashier’s Check or Personal Check which must clear before shipping (allow 10 days), NO Credit Cards, Pay-Pal or Gun-Pal. Shipping is by USPS insured, delivery confirmation with adult signature (or other method chosen by the shipper) with an estimated cost of approx. $15.00 to $22.00 depending on package weight, your ZIP Code and insured value. Know your local laws before bidding, especially if you are a resident of CA, CN, DC, NY, NJ, HA, IL, MA, MD.
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