A .44 (Russian) revolver by Smith & Wesson, no. 698
With sighted barrel with manufacturer's details and patent dates along the sighting rib, pivoting down for loading and automatically operating the sprung cartridge-extractor, chequered breech-catch with back-sight, fluted cylinder, case-hardened trigger-guard and hammer, rounded mother-of-pearl grips, nickel refinish Weight 2lb. 3½oz., 5in. barrel, recent London Black Powder proof
This revolver may be held under both categories of s.7 Heritage Pistols in the U.K.
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