|Seller's Location||santa ynez, CA|
|Shipping Weight||2.5 lbs|
|Packing and Materials||$20.00|
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|Next minimum bid||$1,500.00|
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|ESTIMATED RETAIL VALUE:||$5,000.00|
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This is a 44 Caliber Model 3 Russian Third Model (also referred to as the New Model Russian" revolver owned by famed Johnny Baker, son of "Buffalo Bill". The model was designed at the request of the Russian government in 1874, and referred to by them as the Model of 1874 or Cavalry Model. It was manufactured under contract for the Russians and other governments from 1874 until 1878 with a total production of 41, 138. The Russian contract guns are marked in Cyrillic.
Fine condition. Mechanically excellent with crisp original working parts. A fine piece of history.
Showman, Entertainer, Foster son of William "Buffalo Bill" Cody. Although his parents never allowed Cody to officially adopt him, he nevertheless traveled, worked and studied with Buffalo Bill from the age of 7 years, after the death of Cody's natural son, Kit Carson, in 1876 at the age of 5. Under Cody's tutelage he became the sharpshooter star of "Buffalo Bill's Wild West" show in the United States and Europe, and later was manager and booker worldwide for the show until Cody's death in 1917. He then founded the Buffalo Bill Memorial Museum.
Serial #: 41224
Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
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