Smith & Wesson 1899 .38 Special (PR43124)
Smith & Wesson 1899 .38 Special caliber revolver. 1st Model U.S. Army Military and Police. Serial numbers start at 13001. This is serial number 13016. The 15th revolver of this rare 1st model ever made. The grips are excellent with K.S.M. inspector on the right grip and J.T.T. (John T. Thompson) on the left grip. Note: right and left side bottom of grip is marked in small letters “N.G. Toms”. Very likely the person to whom the revolver was issued. Bore is excellent. Action works perfectly. Revolver is stamped U.S. Army Model 1899. Gun has approximate34ly 85-90% blue. This is a named 1st Model with very early serial.