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SOLD at 2011 Dec 03 @ 13:46UTC-6 : CST/MDT
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Estimate: $3500 - 5500
Manufactured circa 1880s, with a total production of several thousand. The revolver is chambered for the 32 Short CF cartridge. The revolver is engraved in the distinctive and colorful diamond Merwin scroll/punch dot engraving with a floral and leaf pattern on the sides of the frame. A panel depicting a bird in flight is located on the left side of the frame behind the cylinder. The top of the barrel rib is marked with the two line address/1877-83 patent dates. The matching serial number is marked on the left side of the front strap under the grip, the rear face of the cylinder and on the barrel lug. Replacement blade front sight, frame notch rear sight, nickel finish with casehardened trigger guard, trigger and folding hammer. Fitted with smooth pearl grips. Complete with a suede "purse" holster.
BBL: 3 inch solid rib
Gauge: 32 Short
Serial Number: 1858
Condition: Excellent. The revolver retains 99% plus original nickel finish with some very slight frosting on the front strap and a drag line on the cylinder. The remaining parts retain 99% original case colors. Much of the red and green in the diamonds on the frame remains.The grips are excellent. The markings and engraving are crisp. Front sight blade is modified. The action is excellent. The purse is very good with some material loss on the toe, and a few stains.