PLEASE SCROLL DOWN TO THE BOTTOM OF DESCRIPTION TO VIEW ALL
SMITH & WESSON ~ PRE-MODEL 27
3-1/2" NICKEL w/ BOX & FACTORY LETTER
Manufactured in 1950
NO RESERVE!! Here's a scarce one! This is a Smith & Wesson "Model of 1950 .357 Magnum" also known as the "Pre-Model 27". Built on the N-frame with five screws, this revolver wears the desirable 3-1/2" barrel and is factory finished in bright nickel! Overall condition is very good although there is some evidence that the gun was carried and used. In addition to the small nicks, dings and surface scratches that nickel is prone to, there are a couple of small areas of finish loss to the cylinder. The case colored finish on the hammer and trigger has faded somewhat. I'd grade the factory original nickel finish at about 93-95% overall. The diamond Magna stocks are in fine shape with just a few small handling marks but no cracks or chips. All serial numbered parts are matching (frame, cylinder, ejector star, yoke, and barrel) with the exception of the stocks which number to another revolver. The frame, cylinder and barrel are all marked with an "N", indicative of the rare factory nickel finish. The mechanics are in generally good working order although I did note that the timing is slightly late and the cylinder does not quite carry up to full lock when cocked slowly in single action (it works fine in double action or if the hammer is cocked more quickly). The bore is excellent with bright, sharp rifling. It comes in an original S&W gold picture box which is somewhat worn but correctly marked for the 3-1/2" barrel and nickel finish. The blued steel/knurled sight adjustment tool, cleaning rod, brush, mop, and "Helpful Hints" pamphlet are also included. This classic Smith also comes with a factory letter which confirms it was shipped with the 3-1/2" barrel and nickel finish in September of 1950. A very early Pre-Model 27 in a very desirable configuration!
Buyer pays $25.00 shipping. Your C&R License is acceptable for transfer if permitted in your area.
SORRY, BUT I CANNOT END ANY
PLEASE DON'T ASK!
If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they go
>>>> AUCTION TERMS – PLEASE READ BEFORE
must be transferred through a licensed FFL dealer in your area. Bidder to
supply a signed copy of local dealer’s license before shipment will be made. The FFL may be sent by email, FAX, or standard snail-mail.
A C&R license is acceptable for C&R firearms only (guns determined to be C&R’s
by ATF and/or guns known to be at least 50 years old). Please note that a C&R license is only valid for the person to whom it is issued...we cannot accept your buddy's C&R license for a firearm YOU purchased.California Residents:
We do ship to California whenever legal to do so. Many older handguns cannot be shipped into California due to State Restrictions. If the handgun in this auction is not on the current California Roster of Certified Handguns, please do not bid! The list can be checked here: CALIFORNIA HANDGUN ROSTER
. C&R Handguns are exempt from this restriction however California law will NOT
allow shipment of C&R HANDGUNS
direct to a C&R holder in the State of
California, a licensed 01 dealer must be used. We can ship C&R LONG GUNS
directly to a California C&R holder but only if that C&R holder ALSO has a current California Certificate of Eligibility (COE).New York Residents:
Handguns cannot be shipped directly to a C&R holder in the State of New York and must be transferred through a dealer. Antique cartridge handguns require an FFL transfer in New York City.
Antique firearms require bidder to
supply proof of age. Some areas still require an FFL transfer for antique &
black powder firearms (New Jersey, NYC, etc.)
Large capacity magazine restrictions:
California - 10 rounds maximum for all magazines.
Colorado - 15 rounds maximum for all magazines (does not apply to .22 tubular magazines or to lever action tubular magazines)
Hawaii - 10 round maximum for all handgun magazines.
Maryland - 10 rounds maximum for all magazines (does not apply to .22 tubular magazines)
Massachusetts - 10 rounds maximum for all magazines.
New Jersey - 15 round maximum for all firearms.
New York - 10 rounds maximum for all magazines.
PAYMENT OPTIONS: Payment must be received within 14 days of auction close or the item will be relisted.
Postal Money Orders and
Cashier's Checks ship fastest; Personal and business checks are gladly
accepted but will delay shipping 10 days for clearance (We know the good ones
clear faster, but the bank is sometimes slow in notification of a returned
Please note that there is a 3% additional charge for the use of a credit card.
Visa, MasterCard & Discover only...sorry no American Express. Credit cards with U.S. billing addresses only...no overseas credit cards accepted.
NO PAYPAL! I ABSOLUTELY WILL NOT ACCEPT PAYPAL!!
SORRY, NO LAYAWAYS & NO TRADES ACCEPTED.
We ship three days a week: Monday, Wednesday & Friday. Buyer pays shipping cost as mentioned in the description of
the item. Quoted prices are for the lower 48 States…AK & HI are often an
additional charge. HANDGUNS are shipped USPS Priority Mail/Insured; LONG
GUNS are shipped UPS ground/Insured unless otherwise arranged. We do not ship FedEx. A signed FFL copy is included with each firearm
shipped. Please note that purchases cannot be “picked up” at our location....all firearms are shipped.
U.S. sales only, no exports…this includes antiques.
Buyer is solely responsible for determining
that a used gun is safe to shoot. The firearms offered have not been test
fired but have been given a visual inspection only for auction purposes. It
is a requirement that every used firearm is inspected by a qualified gunsmith
before firing. By bidding, the buyer agrees to hold seller harmless against
damages, injury, or death caused by defective merchandise.
All firearms come with a 3-day (M-F) inspection/return
privilege. Inspection period begins at time of delivery to your dealer…it is
your responsibility to inspect the gun in this time frame. In the case of a
return, buyer pays all shipping so please ask questions BEFORE you bid.
We are a licensed FFL dealer, have over 10,000
feedbacks, and have been selling on this site for over EIGHTEEN YEARS!!
...bid with confidence.
In the event that the auction site goes down within 12 hours of the end of the
auction, we reserve the right to relist the item. Thanks for Looking and Good
CONSIGNMENTS WANTED & GUNS PURCHASED
CONTACT ME FOR DETAILS!
Page Title PLEASE SCROLL DOWN TO THE BOTTOM OF DESCRIPTION TO VIEW ALLPHOTOSSMITH & WESSON ~ PRE-MODEL 27.357 MAGNUM3-1/2 NICKEL w/ BOX & FACTORY LETTERManuf
If you've got a slow modem, give this a try (must have cookies enabled) ...
Buyer Tip: Seller assumes all responsibility for listing this item. If you have any questions
regarding this item, you should contact the Seller before bidding. You can contact the seller by
clicking on the seller's nickname.
The Seller is required to give the Buyer a minimum of three days to inspect any firearm sold through
GunAuction.com. See the GunAuction.com
Terms and Conditions for details.