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Sell: Harrington & Richardson “AETNA” .32 rf

  • Type: Sell
  • Country: Canada
  • Province/State: British Columbia
  • City: DELTA
  • Manufacturer: other
  • If other, please specify: Harrington & Richardson
  • Condition: Excellent
  • Model: Aetna
  • Action/Type: Revolver
  • Calibre: .32 rf long
  • Listed: December 2, 2019 10:02 am
  • Expires: 26 days, 5 hours


H&R started in Worcester, Ma, in 1888 after the previous relationship of Wesson & Harrington was dissolved. H&R made very good quality guns – revolvers, shot guns and rifles, and from 1871 to 1880 they, like so many other New England makers, got into the spur-trigger revolver market. Most of theirs were sold under brand names other than W&H or H&R, made for a variety of retailers and distributors.
This one is called the “AETNA 2 1/2” and is chambered for the .32 long rim fire cartridge. It is in almost mint condition, with 100% of its original nickel plating intact, and pristine hard rubber grips. The action is crisp and tight, the indexing is as perfect as these “suicide specials” ever were, and the bore is bright with shallow rifling and a few bumps – I do not believe it was ever any better than that. Case colors on the hammer and trigger, 2 1/2 inch barrel, excellent-plus overall. SN 684.
DISCLAIMER: All Old Guns Canada guns are sold as antiques and we do not make any representation as to the shooting safety of any of them. The guns should be checked by a gun smith before being fired. As antiques, they DO NOT REQUIRE A PAL however you must be 18 to buy. Please provide proof of age with purchase. Old Guns Canada is in business to satisfy our customers and we will do our best to accommodate your needs. Prices are subject to GST and PST where applicable. Please be specific about shipping requirements, insurance, etc. Shipping is usually by mail, using the most economical methods, and the charge is a nominal $20. We ship as soon as your payment has cleared our bank.

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