Smith & Wesson .44 Double Action

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Smith & Wesson .44 Double Action - .44 Russian
British Army issued Garate revolver - .455 Webley. This is distinguished by its round trigger guard and "skullcrusher" grip.
Spanish (Eibar) Copy S&W revolver - .455 Webley

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The Smith & Wesson .44 Double Action was the first commercially successful US-made double-action, essentially a double action version of the earlier New Model No.3. There were numerous copies made in Belgium and Spain, including the Garate revolver in .455 caliber used by the British Army in World War One.

Specifications

Date of manufacture: 1881 - 1913

Type: Revolver

Caliber: .44 Russian, .44-40 WCF-"Frontier" Model, .38-40 WCF, .455 Webley

Capacity: 6 round cylinder

Fire Modes: Single shot (Double Action Revolver)


The Smith & Wesson .44 Double Action has been used in the following films:

Film

Title Actor Character Note Date
3:10 to Yuma Unknown Deputy Sherriff Garate .455 2007
Sahara Lennie James General Kazim Nickle-plated and Engraved 2005
Last Days of Frank and Jesse James, The Darrell Wilks Bob Ford 1986
Doctor Zhivago Tom Courtenay Pasha Garate .455 1965
Doctor Zhivago Julie Christie Lara Garate .455 1965
Our Agent Tiger (Le Tigre se parfume à la dynamite) Roger Hanin Louis Rapière aka Tiger Eibar .455 1964
Our Agent Tiger (Le Tigre se parfume à la dynamite) Michel Bouquet Jacques Vermorel Eibar .455 1964
The Pay-Off Lowell Sherman Gene Fenmore Garate .455 1930
The Pay-Off William Janney Tommy Garate .455 1930

The Smith & Wesson .44 Double Action has been used in the following television shows:

Television

Title Actor Character Note Date
Boardwalk Empire Billy Smith Davey Murdoch . 2010-Present

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