Smith & Wesson’s 1st Model Revolver Union Gutta Percha Case, SCARCE
Case Manufactured by Littlefield & Parsons, Florence, Massachusetts
Measurement: 1.5" x 8" x 4.125"
Material: Thermoplastic, velvet liner
Condition: Excellent condition, would be a challenge to upgrade. Very small and minor
Area of cylinder rub to interior liner.
Additional Information: The lid features an embossed Smith & Wesson first model
revolver with shields and floral scroll in each corner and with tiny revolvers used as
upper and lower borders.
The top of case displays: “Manufactured Only By Smith & Wesson” emphasizing Smith
& Wesson’s exclusive license to the bored through cylinder patent. The lid of case is
lined with green velvet; bottom with light burgundy; sides of lid and bottom lined with
faded rose colored velvet. The interior is fitted with a gutta percha barrel rest and
cartridge block accommodating 56 cartridges.