Harrington & Richardson .32 Top Break “New Automatic” DA Revolver 2nd Model

SOLD FOR: $805

WOA#: WY220809RB002

Make: Harrington & Richardson

Model: .32 S&W Short 2nd Model 5th Variation

Serial Number: A4041

Year of Manufacture: 1897-1904

Caliber: .32 SW (Black Powder)

Action Type:  DA/SA

Markings: Top of barrel is marked “Harrington & Richardson Company, Worcester, Mass, USA. PAT . OCT 4, 87 APR 2, 95 APR 7, 96”. Inside of cylinder housing roof is marked “A4041”. Left frame underneath grip is marked “4041”.

Barrel Length: 3”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a fixed blade sight. The rear sight is a shallow U sight.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are black plastic. The Grips are in Excellent Condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: 1x 5 round cylinder

Type of Finish: Nickel

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore.

Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 97% of its metal finish. There are noticeable scratches on the cylinder. The screw heads are sharp. The markings are clean. Overall, this handgun rates in about Fine-Very Good condition.

Mechanics: The action functions as intended. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories: Original Factory Box

Our Assessment:  Grab yourself up an elegant historic pocket pistol! Dated to the turn of the 20th century, Harrington & Richardson’s Top Break .32 revolvers are an excellent example of historic firearms design. These pistols would go on to be the inspiration for many later designs, especially in snub-nose .32 and .38 special frames. This particular example is in beautiful condition, with gleaming nickel coating still covering it from tip to toe. This pistol uses black powder cartridges. Scoop up this pistol today and cherish it, either as a beautiful display piece or an elegant weapon for fun and defense.

Harrington & Richardson .32 Top Break “New Automatic” DA Revolver 2nd Model
Harrington & Richardson .32 Top Break “New Automatic” DA Revolver 2nd Model