November 01, 2016 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


**Magnificent Pre War II Smith & Wesson "Registered" .357 Magnum Revolver Engraved By Arnold Griebel

.357 magnum caliber, 5.5" barrel, S/N 48491. While unsigned, this pistol is believed to be the work of famed master engraver Arnold Griebel. The barrel, frame and cylinder feature detailed relief engravings of trees, stumps, ferns and foliage. The revolver is also features profuse foliate scroll engravings in the Rudolph Kornbrath style. The right side of the frame also features a relief gold inlaid bear. The grips are pre-ban ivory, with the right side featuring a carved longhorn with red bead eyes. The finish is a custom deep blue. 



Excellent overall condition. Nearly all of the finish is present an in excellent condition. The action is smooth and tight, and the bore is mint.

Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

If you are purchasing a firearm that requires an FFL or C&R and you do not have one, we can transfer the gun to a firearms dealer of your choice. We will transfer and ship the firearm to them, and they will then transfer it to you. Any charges for this service (which may include a background check) are between you and the dealer. If you come to Cowan’s in person to pick up your purchase(s), we can transfer a long gun to you directly. Handguns can only be transferred to Ohio residents.