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Smith & Wesson's Triple Lock: A Look Back

The Triple Lock was the first Smith & Wesson revolver built on what is now called the N-frame—S&W’s N-frames have defined the modern wheelgun.

This Old Gun: Smith & Wesson .455 Hand Ejector

For many, the Smith & Wesson Triple Lock, also known as the Hand Ejector First Model, represents the epitome of the modern double-action revolver, even though it dates from 1908.

I Have This Old Gun: Smith & Wesson Triple Lock

For many, this gracefully configured hunk of steel represents the epitome of the modern double-action, even though the Triple Lock dates from 1908.

A Triple Lock From Another Place

One of the sought-after “Holy Grails” of Smith & Wesson collecting is a nice clean specimen of the 1st Model .44 Hand Ejector—the Triple Lock.

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