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SOLD at 2012 Apr 22 @ 11:05UTC-6 : CST/MDT
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Manufactured in 1861 with the barrel subsequently shortened to its current length of 3 inches and converted to the 38 rimfire cartridge. The rear of the 5-shot cylinder, which is engraved with a stagecoach holdup scene, has been removed. A breech plate with a loading gate has been installed and the hammer is equipped with a rimfire extension added to the left side. The loading lever has been removed with slot filled and the hole left open. Brass blade front and hammer notch rear sight. The top barrel flat is marked with the one line New York address and the left side of the frame is marked with the two line, two patent date marking. Matching serial number on barrel, frame, trigger guard and back strap, with partial number "314" on the cylinder. The wedge is un-numbered and the serial number on the cylinder pin has been removed. Fitted with a one-piece smooth ivory grip.
BBL: 3 3/8 inch octagon
Gauge: 38 RF
Serial Number: 1314
Condition: Very fine with 85% of the nickel finish remaining. The back strap retains the silver plating on the butt, with an aged patina on the exposed brass. The trigger guard retains 70% silver plating with scattered flaking and pin prick blistering. The slightly undersized grip is fine with an attractive patina on the left side and a light patina with age cracks on the right side. The cylinder scene and markings are clear. The action is excellent.