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.
WB - WOOD IS BETTER FOR THE PERCENT OF FINISH RATING GIVEN
All frames manufactured in 1881-1898. Scrimshaw grips with left panel featuring "FIAT JUSTITIA/RUAT COELUM" (Latin phrase: "Let justice be done though the heavens fall") in banners above a female warrior carrying a shield marked "SAN FRANCISCO and right panel featuring "Presented to John Coleman form William." A possible contender for "John Coleman" is John C. Coleman (1923-1919) who was a California mining, railroad and public utility businessman as well as a California State Senator.
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