OE - GOOD - some minor replacement parts; metal smoothly rusted or lightly pitted in places, cleaned; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal legible; lightly scratched, bruised or minor cracks repaired; in good working order.
Manufactured in the 1870s. The sideplate is marked "REPUBLICA MEXICANA/1914," and the holster is marked "PASAR OFICINA" (Pass Officer)and has an attached silver Mexican coin. The belt contains a significant assortment of early 20th century Mexican paper money from Chihuahua (1, 5, 10, and 50 peso notes).
OB - EXCELLENT- all original parts; over 80% original finish; sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal; unmarred wood.
Manufactured c. 1880s. "FEM" carved on the butt of the left grip.
OC - FINE- all original parts; over 30% original finish, sharp lettering, numerals and design on metal and wood; minor marks in wood.
WW - WOOD IS WORSE FOR THE PERCENT FINISH RATING GIVEN
Manufactured c. 1870s-1880s.
OF - FAIR- some major parts replaced; minor replacement parts may be required; metal rusted, may be lightly pitted all over, vigorously cleaned; rounded edges of metal and wood; principal lettering, numerals and design on metal partly obliterated; wood scratched, bruised, cracked or repaired where broken; in fair working order or can be easily repaired and placed in working order.
WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN
Manufactured in the late 19th century to 1915.