OD - VERY GOOD- all original parts; none to 30% original finish; original metal surfaces smooth with all edges sharp; clear lettering, numerals and design on metal; wood slightly scratched or bruised.
Converted c. 1870s.
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 c. 1873-80.
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
Around 2,000 were manufactured, originally as percussion revolvers in 1860-1873 and then as factory "improved" cartridge versions after 1873. Provenance: The William Bugg Estate
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