Smith & Wesson Schofield - With variations including the "Russian Model", so named because it was supplied to the military of the Russian Empire. The S&W Model 3 was originally chambered for the .44 S&W American and .44 Russian cartridges. Model 3 revolvers were later produced in an assortment of calibers, including .44 Henry Rimfire, .44-40, .32-44, .38-44, and .45 Schofield. Heavily used in the early west.
Very Rare Smith & Wesson Factory Engraved Model 3 Russian 3rd Model single action revolver in .44 Russian caliber. Silver plated finish 6 1/2" barrel with distinctive Nimschke full coverage engraving. Features smooth mellow ivory stocks.
Smith & Wesson Engraved New Model No. 3 single action revolver in .44 Russian caliber and 6 1/2" barrel. No original finish remains with it's 85% deep etch style engraving. Ivory grips with a raised carved mexican eagle.
Very Rare Presentation Pair of Smith & Wesson Engraved New Model No. 3 Single Action Revolvers in .44 Russian caliber & 6 1/2" barrels. Nickel finish with gold plated cylinders and outstanding full coverage New York style engraving. Wonderful smooth mother of pearl stocks.
“Model One” handguns were created in the year of the inception of Smith & Wesson (c. 1857). The handguns comprise pure gold handles set with Russian old-mine cut diamonds, steel cylinders and barrels engraved by L.D. Nimschke.