.32 Centerfire caliber. 2.25" barrel length. SN: 11457. Single-action 5 shot loading gate revolver with topstrap groove and front blade sights. Item features a nickel finish overall with ivory bird's head grips. Top of barrel is marked "COLT'S PT. F.A. MFG. CO./HARTFORD, CT U.S.A." Underside of barrel marked "PAT. SEPT. 15, 1874". Revolver lacks a loading gate but features long cylinder flutes with stop slots cut into rear of cylinder. Serial number indicates item manufactured in 1876.
Fine. Bore is dark with a brown patina and dust throughout. Nickel finish shows thinning over rear frame with flaking at edges of frame. Some mars to barrel and front sight. Interior of frame shows mottled brown patina. Grips are smooth with a gap between tang and right panel. Grip screw is stripped. Action exhibits good timing with slight wiggle to lockup.
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