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    Welcome to the forum! Quite and introduction.

    Judging from the carved MOP steerhead grips, there is a good chance your gun was originally sent to Wolf & Klar Co., Fort Worth, Texas. Replacing the factory grips with such grips was a common practice at Wolf & Klar. As stated is an earlier post, the mother of pearl grips are fragile and subject to chipping so handle them with care.

    I replaced the pearl grips on my 1926 and stored them for safekeeping and also ordered a factory letter as seen below. A letter will verify the date the gun was shipped from the factory and to whom it was shipped. There has been a change in how to order a letter since I ordered mine so maybe someone can chime in on the latest procedure and price...anybody?

    BTW- CTG is just an abreviation for the "cartridge" to be used in the gun.

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    If you're unfamiliar withe the 44 1st Model "Triple Lock", which has a third or middle lock for the cylinder, photos can be viewed here in Post 37: http://smith-wessonforum.com/s-w-han...139947907.html
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    Drop dead gorgeous, boys! I'm as jealous as it gets.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Christ93 View Post
    Thank you everyone for your help! I’m even more excited to own this now!
    Shoot it in good health mate...

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